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The Jewish Week in partnership with the Ruderman Family Foundation is looking for your help in our identifying outstanding business employers in the North America who hire, train and support people with disabilities. "The surest path to full inclusion in our society comes from meaningful employment. People with disabilities are the most excluded members of our society because they are unemployed at the rate of seventy percent." Click here to learn more.

As you may recall, last week we informed our network and issued a press release that the Older Americans Act (OAA) Reauthorization, S. 192, was reported favorably by the Senate HELP Committee. We have just learned that the OAA may receive consideration on the Senate floor in the near future. Learn more here.

A new funding opportunity has been made available by the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) for a Social Innovation Fund (SIF). The SIF grant will be awarded to programs aligning with CNCS' three focus areas: 1) Youth Development, 2) Economic Opportunity, and 3) Healthy Futures within low-income communities.  For more information about CNCS and their mission, please click here.  More details about the SIF grant can be found here.