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The mission of CECY is to build capacity in California state systems and local communities to increase the number of youth and young adults with intellectual and other developmental disabilities in integrated competitive employment.

CECY has awarded grants to 7 programs. Awardees will shed light on specific barriers to employment and describe new solutions that can be utilized by programs across the state. To read the press release click here:    To read summaries that describe the awardees projects, click here:


For more information contact:

Olivia Raynor, Ph.D.
UCLA Tarjan Center
Phone: (310) 794-1141, Email: oraynor@mednet.ucla.edu

Funded by the Administration on Developmental Disabilities, Grant # 90DNO284.

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The weekly CECY E-News provides professionals, families and youth with intellectual and developmental disabilities with current information, events, and resources to help prepare youth for successful transition to integrated, competitive employment.