2002-2005 NSIP Accomplishments: North Dakota

October 15, 2005

Project Director: JoLynn Webster

Focus area and target population

Senior Corps and AmeriCorps

Local & National Organizations and networks impacted

Provided resources on inclusion to local Senior Corps and AmeriCorps programs. Assisted with the development of ND's State Inclusion Guide.

Significant Outcomes & Accomplishments

Increased knowledge and awareness in the area of disability inclusion. Provided resources for development of a "State Inclusion Guide" for the ND State Commission on National and Community Service. Provided resources on modifying tasks for volunteers with disabilities.

Activities & programs

Developed partnerships with local non-profit agencies and school transition programs to include students with disabilities in volunteer activities. Participated on advisory councils for service programs as a consultant on disability and inclusion issues.

Foundation built for future funding opportunities

NDCPD has submitted a proposal for National Corporation funding in collaboration with the SD UCEED. We also collaborated with Utah, Wyoming, and Colorado on a disability inclusion proposal.