Jobs-Now-Target

Project Overview

The Hawai‘i Jobs Now Partnership (JNP) will develop a comprehensive set of evidence-based policies, procedures, and practices, which will be the foundation of systems change activities that will result in an increase in the quality and quantity of community-based integrated competitive employment for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (ID/DD).

Target Population

The project will target youth and young adults with ID/DD ages 16 to 30 years who are transitioning from secondary or post-secondary school, or other pre-vocational settings, to competitive employment in integrated settings.

Project Dates: September 2016 to August 2021 (5 years)

Funded by: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living

JNP Team

Chin Lee

Chin Lee

Principal Investigator

Chuan Chang Chinn

Chuan Chang Chinn

Co-Principal Investigator

Shree Deshpande

Shree Deshpande

Graduate Assistant

JNP Partners