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Public Partnerships (PPL), CARE team up for $500,000 donation to frontline coronavirus workers in N.J.

Frontline in-home workers who provide care and assistance for some of New Jersey’s most vulnerable residents, the elderly, the developmentally disabled and military veterans will receive a special “thank you” gift to provide some relief from the stresses of the COVID-19 pandemic.

18. May 2020
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    Bridging gaps between employers, job seekers through tech apprenticeship

    An unfortunate reality of today’s job market is that IT workers are in short supply while millions of people are underemployed or unemployed. Tech apprenticeship programs offer an effective—and mutually beneficial—approach to bridging the gap between employers and IT job seekers, according to a new LinkedIn article by Public Consulting Group’s (PCG’s) Uri Shatten.

    • 30. September 2020
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    PCGer appointed to National APSE Board of Directors

    A member of PCG’s Human Services team, Maya Cox, has been appointed to the national 2019-2020 Board of Directors for the Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE), the only national membership organization focused exclusively on integrated employment. Through advocacy and education, APSE advances employment and self-sufficiency for all people with disabilities. 

    • 27. June 2019
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    Best practices for employment specialists as published in Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation

    Employment specialists are professionals who support people with disabilities with finding and succeeding in work. Research shows that integrated employment (i.e. jobs held by people with the most significant disabilities in typical workplace settings where the majority of employees are not persons with disabilities) can lead to an expanded social network, higher wages, a passion, and a career – so employment specialists have the power to facilitate and change the course of a person’s life.

    • 3. May 2019