CASE recognizes November as Indigenous Disability Awareness Month

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The Canadian Association for Supported Employment (CASE) has partnered with Fit First® Technologies to assess, train, and link persons with disabilities to employers, and to enhance the way they participate in the workforce. Funded by the Government of Canada’s Sectoral Initiative Program (SIP), the CASE Innovation Lab Project supports partnerships with organizations like Fit First to develop and implement sector-based solutions to address workforce challenges.

CASE Leverages the Power of Technology to Address the Canadian Workforce Shortage

Alfadili, RhianaNews

The Canadian Association for Supported Employment (CASE) has partnered with Fit First® Technologies to assess, train, and link persons with disabilities to employers, and to enhance the way they participate in the workforce. Funded by the Government of Canada’s Sectoral Initiative Program (SIP), the CASE Innovation Lab Project supports partnerships with organizations like Fit First to develop and implement sector-based solutions to address workforce challenges.

Annual Report 2021-2022

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3 separate images of people in employment settings

2021/2022 was an exciting and challenging year for CASE. Like the rest of our allies in the supported employment sector, we have been focused on increasing employment inclusion of people who experience disability in this new world of work.

New Research Shows How Mentors Support the Career Development of Canadian Youth Experiencing a Disability

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Mentor Canada and the Canadian Association for Supported Employment (CASE) jointly released key findings from the Mapping the Mentoring Gap research initiative. The findings show that Canadian youth experiencing disabilities who had access to a formal or informal mentor while growing up reported better mental health, employment, and educational outcomes compared to those who did not have a mentor.

First look at the Diversity Works research

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In November 2021, with funding from the Government of Canada’s Workplace Opportunities: Removing Barriers to Equity program, CASE launched a study titled Diversity Works, to explore the unique challenges faced by Black, Indigenous, and people of colour experiencing disability as they navigated various stages of the employment journey with the assistance of supported employment service providers…

The Need for Racial Awakening

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A person of colour typing on a laptop

A country’s workforce is representative of its population. The Canadian population is racially and ethnically heterogeneous. Canadians have come from many countries of origin and diverse cultural backgrounds.

Why Intersectionality in Service Delivery is Important

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BIPOC having a conversation around a table.

Employment experiences for Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) are vastly different than that of non-racialized individuals. The issues facing BIPOC are embedded in the history and socio-economic makeup of Canada and are so deep rooted that they have become system barriers to employment.