Category: Mentoring & Work Experience

Do you have ideas for promoting inclusion in your community?

Applications for the 2017 Community Investment Fund are now being accepted! The Community Investment Fund is made available annually for innovative projects that help people with disabilities live, learn, work and play in their communities alongside people without disabilities. Any Montana organization, agency, non-profit group, or individual with a creative idea to promote community inclusion is eligible to apply.¬†   Read more →

Featured Emerging Leader: Meet Randy

One of the goals of the Rural Institute Transition and Employment Projects is to expand the vision of what is possible for youth and young adults with developmental disabilities to learn, live, work and play in their communities. The Rural Institude has been capturing stories of Montanans who have a developmental disability according to the Montana definition and who have… Read more →

Region 1 and DMD!

Disability Mentoring Day is an annual international event meant to¬†promote career development for students and job-seekers and make employers aware of an available pool of qualified candidates. Each year, in October, a DMD event occurs and opens up many opportunities and possibilities for youth who are exploring their career options. Region 1 in Montana recently shared one young man’s DMD… Read more →