AUCD, ICI, and HI Launch Professional Fellows Program for Inclusive Disability Employment

                              PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                  AUCD:  Sarah DeMaio
October 25, 2017                                                 U.S. Department of State:

SILVER SPRING, MD – The Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD), the Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI) at the University of Massachusetts Boston and Handicap International are pleased to announce that they will host participants from the U.S. Department of State’s Professional Fellows Program in April and May of 2018. As part of the fellowship, 10 mid-level emerging leaders from Kenya, Tanzania, and Uganda will travel to cities around the United States to broaden their professional skills and expertise.

The participants will arrive in the United States on April 26, 2018 and will be placed at University Centers for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDDs) for individually tailored professional development experiences. The Fellows will build a network with their American counterparts as they develop a deeper understanding of U.S. society. Participants will also develop individual action plans to address a challenge in their community or region to be implemented when they return home…

Download the full press release on the 2018 Professional Fellows Program for Inclusive Disability Employment here. 


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