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Let Your Light S.H.I.N.E.

This weekend, Saturday, August 23, we will be hosting our very first S.H.I.N.E. event at the historic GEM Theatre here in Calhoun. S.H.I.N.E. stands for “Smoking Hot Initiatives in New Employment” and, really, it’s all about getting local business owners together to talk about the potential we have, as a community, to change people’s lives. 345 more words


Current CIP Employment Updates

Community Involvement Programs has some cool employment-related updates! Historically, the rate of people with disabilities working in fair-waged, community-based jobs has hovered around 20% for the state of Minnesota and nationally, as well. 199 more words

Success Stories

"Study: 80 percent of adults with serious mental illness out of work"

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This July 10, 2014 article on the UPI Health News website talks about a recent study that found that 80% of adults with serious mental illnesses are unemployed despite a sizable number of them stating they want to work.  59 more words

Mental Health

Supported Employment

Check out this article. It is the first in a series being done by USA Today. This article highlights the need for more funding in order to make supported employment effective.

Ben Overby