In partnership with Communities In Schools and StriveTogether, IEL's Coalition for Community Schools announced four communities that will receive a combined $3.75 million to implement student-centered blueprints for learning through the joint initiative, Together for Students.
In tandem with our new strategic plan, IEL recently launched the Rise Up for Equity campaign to support leadership development, workforce development, disability rights, and communities of practice
In October we celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month to highlight that people with disabilities CAN and WANT to work. This year’s theme is "America’s Workforce: Empowering All."
IEL's newest grant to support its Right Turn Career-Focused Transition Initiative just started working in five communities, with a particular focus on apprenticeships and pre-apprenticeships for youth involved in the juvenile or criminal justice systems.
In 2018, we live in a country where across 32 states, our African-American and Hispanic children are living in poverty at a rate at least twice as high as their white peers.