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Rehabilitation Services Administration

Oppose Tracking Youth with Disabilities into Sheltered Workshops and Subminimum Wage Jobs!

The Workforce Invesment Act is being reauthorized.  Unfortunately, two key provisions would weaken the WIA.  As an organization that serves children, youth and young adults with disabilities and their families, SPAN strongly believes that these provisions are steps in the wrong direction for the disability community, at a time when it is critical to support career development for people with disabilities.  Oppose moving the Rehabilitative Services Administration from the USDept. or Ed to the Dept. of Labor.

First, the proposed move of RSA to DOL comes at the time when RSA is collaborating