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EmployAble: World Without Barriers - Kaiser Foundation Grant

EmployAble is a model Virtual Employment Orientation and Support Center funded by the Kessler Foundation and developed by the Center on Disability Studies at the University of Hawai‘i. Using interactive online tools including the virtual environment Second Life as a platform, EmployAble facilitates employment skills training, networking, mentoring, and employment resources for persons with disabilities. EmployAble is the first such center of its kind, and will serve as a model for future centers aimed at increasing the employment rate of persons with disabilities.

Project Funding
Funding Agency: 
Kessler Foundation