Employ-ment First!

I-Work-We-Succeed-logo

You’ve no doubt seen billboards and LTD buses around town, with the Employment First-“I Work, We Succeed” slogan.  Here’s are a couple of the posters:

Vicki's I work we Succeed posterGeneric DHS I work poster

Curious as to what this is all about?  Well, we made a video about it. Hopefully, you will find it informative.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rzgjli1mEY4&w=560&h=315]

Don’t hesitate in contacting Pearl Buck Center’s Community Employment Department if you would like to discuss this topic further, or help you figure out how you can get involved. We would love to talk with you,…over tea, perhaps?  ; )   pbc.community.employment@gmail.com  or (541) 484.4666

For more information, check out these links:

Employment First  

http://www.employmentfirst.net

DHS Employment First

http://www.oregon.gov/dhs/employment/employment-first/pages/index.aspx

The OregonEmployment Learning Network (OELN)

http://oreempfirst.azurewebsites.net/

Association of People Supporting Employment First (ASPE)

http://apse.org/

GOWise- Washington Initiative for Supported Employment

http://www.gowise.org/Wise-Project/oregon-employment-first-initiative

United States Department of Labor

http://www.dol.gov/odep/topics/EmploymentFirst.htm

Oregon’s Employment First Facebook Page

https://www.facebook.com/ORemploymentfirst

Employment First Facebook Page

https://www.facebook.com/employmentfirst