The Iowa Language Learners Job Training Program

Governor Kim Reynolds today announced a new grant opportunity intended to reduce language barriers in the workforce. The Iowa Language Learners Job Training Program will help employers provide sustained programs for English language instruction to support improved communication in the workplace. “Here in Iowa, we’re focused on breaking down any barrier that may stand in […]

UI REACH Introduces People with Disabilities to Johnson County’s Workforce

UI Reach - partners with employers in Johnson County

Only 19.1% of people with disabilities are working right now. UI REACH has over 200 alumni and 87% are employed! UI REACH (Realizing Educational and Career Hopes) is a comprehensive transition program for students with intellectual, cognitive and learning disabilities through the University of Iowa College of Education.   20 students graduated from the program in May […]

Inclusive ICR Releases DEI Regional Report

inclusive icr launches DEI report

Jennifer Banta, our Vice President of Advocacy & Community Development, has been working as part of Inclusive ICR to release the 2022 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion regional report. Inclusive ICR is a local coalition with a mission to grow diversity and inclusion in workforce throughout the region. We are excited to announce the release of […]