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Jobs Now Partnership

Jobs Now Partnership

The Hawai‘i Jobs Now Partnership is facilitated by University of Hawaii, Center on Disability Studies in collaboration with Hawaii Council on Developmental Disabilities and the Division of Developmental Disabilities in the Department of Health, the Department of Education, and the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation in the Department of Human Services. This Jobs Now Partnership (JNP), will develop a comprehensive set of evidence-based policies, procedures, and practices, which will be the foundation of systems change activities that will result in an increase in the quality and quantity of community-based integrated competitive employment for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID/DD).

Team Members
Project Dates
Project Start Date: 
September, 2016
Project End Date: 
August, 2021
Project Funding
Funding Agency: 
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living / Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities
Primary Contact
Patricia Morrissey
Principal Investigator