In the Know - The Arc has recently announced it has received a $240,000 grant from the Walmart Foundation to assist individuals with intellectual disabilities in entering the workforce.
The Arc@Work, The Arc's employment initiative, connects organizations and people with intellectual disabilities to increase diversity and improve the quality of their overall personnel.
Through Walmart's previous support, almost 400 individuals have secured employment, with 1,700 employers across 15 states being engaged in company outreach.
Further information on the grant can be found here: https://blog.thearc.org/2017/08/08/grant-walmart-foundation-will-allow-arc-support-people-disabilities-building-fulfilling-careers/
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