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ADD US IN PROJECT

The vision of Add Us In is to connect individuals with disabilities with businesses, in order to improve their quality of life and to promote sustained economic growth.

The Add Us In project offers employment assistance to adults with disabilities, including those from under-served communities, such as Native Americans, Latinos, African Americans, Veterans, Women, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people.

Add Us In recognizes that people with disabilities bring value and talent to the workplace. The Add Us In Career Service Coordinators are here to help you get started on the employment pathway. They will help find the best job for you. They start by finding out what talents and interests you have. They also provide employment follow-up services, as well as identifying community resources.

ADD US IN PROJECT

EVERY DAY, PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES ADD VALUE TO AMERICA’S WORKPLACES.


What can Employers do to assist the Add Us In Project?

  1. Contact your Workforce Center to let them know you have a job available.
  2. Have inclusive hiring practices; include people with disabilities.
  3. Hire the best person for the job.

What Add Us In can do for Youth and Adult Participants?

  1. Provides individualized job placement assistance.
  2. Find the best job for you by assessing your skills and talents.
  3. Provides follow-up and resource services.

Hire the Best - Employ Oklahomans

The Central Oklahoma Add Us In initiative encourages employers and others to recognize the value and talent that people with disabilities, including those from minority communities, bring to the workplace, as well as the dividend to be realized by fully including people with disabilities—because at work, it’s what people CAN DO that matters.

Employers have much to gain by having a workplace that is open to everyone. Consumers with and without disabilities favor businesses that employ people with disabilities. What’s more, employees with disabilities mirror an important and increasingly expanding customer base.

Hire the Best - Employ Oklahomans

EMPLOYEES WITH DISABILITIES:

  • Have talent.
  • Help businesses gain a competitive edge through innovative thinking.
  • Mirror an important and increasingly expanding customer base.
  • Are experienced problem solvers with a proven ability to adapt.
  • Value and want to work.

ADD US IN QUESTIONS?

Contact:  Jill Burgess
Project Director/Business Services Consultant
(405) 325-8130
Email:
jburgess@ou.edu

The Central Oklahoma Add Us In initiative includes Canadian, Cleveland, Logan, and Oklahoma counties. Preparation of this item was funded by the Office of Disability Employment Policy, U.S. Department of Labor, Grant No. OD-21072-10-75-4-40.

HIRE THE BEST - A MOTIVATED WORKFORCE

For the Adult Participant

The Add Us In project offers employment assistance to adults with disabilities, including those from underserved communities, such as Native Americans, Latinos, African Americans, Veterans, Women, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people.

Add Us In recognizes that people with disabilities bring value and talent to the workplace. The Add Us In Career Service Coordinators are here to help you get started on the employment pathway. They will help find the best job for you. They start by finding out what talents and interests you have. They also provide employment follow-up services, as well as identifying community resources.

For the Employer

The Add Us In project offers employment assistance to youth (16-21) with disabilities, including those from under-served communities, such as Native Americans, Latinos, African Americans, Veterans, Women, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender people. Add Us In recognizes that people with disabilities bring value and talent to the workplace.

Add Us In Career Service Coordinators are here to help you get started on the employment pathway. Here is how they can help:

  • They will help find the best job for you.
  • They start by finding out what talents and interests you have.
  • They also provide employment follow-up services as well as identifying community resources.

YOUTH WITH DISABILITIES:

  • Have talent.
  • Help businesses gain a competitive edge through innovative thinking.
  • Mirror an important and increasingly expanding customer base.
  • Are experienced problem solvers with a proven ability to adapt.
  • Value and want to work.

ADD US IN QUESTIONS?

Contact:  Jill Burgess
Project Director/Business Services Consultant
(405) 325-8130
Email:
jburgess@ou.edu

The Central Oklahoma Add Us In initiative includes Canadian, Cleveland, Logan, and Oklahoma counties. Preparation of this item was funded by the Office of Disability Employment Policy, U.S. Department of Labor, Grant No. OD-21072-10-75-4-40.

LET US MAKE A JOB FIT

A motivated worksforce - get your career started by speaking to a career service coordinator today.

Request for Services

The Central Oklahoma Add Us In initiative encourages employers and others to recognize the value and talent that people with disabilities, including those from minority communities, bring to the workplace, as well as the dividend to be realized by fully including people with disabilities.

Consortium Members and Staff

The Central Oklahoma Add Us In initiative includes Canadian, Cleveland, Logan, and Oklahoma counties. Preparation of this item was funded by the Office of Disability Employment Policy, U.S. Department of Labor, Grant No. OD-21072-10-75-4-40.

For more information about the Add Us In Initiative, contact:

Annie Baghdayan, Director
Phone: (405) 325-0158
Fax: (405) 325-1632
Email:
 abaghda1@ou.edu

U.S. Department of Labor