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State Employment First Efforts: Directive/Executive Order
- MI Employment First Executive Order: November 2015 cross-disability Governor’s Executive Order (2015-15).
- MI Report on Employment First Systems Transformation: 2015 report to Michigan on Recommendations for Systems Transformation Related to Employment First, supported by the ODEP Employment First State Leadership Mentoring Project.
- Employment First in MI: 2014 report from MI Protection and Advocacy, Developmental Disabilities Institute at Wayne State University, and MI Developmental Disabilities Council, recommending Employment First legislation.
- MI DD Council Employment First Statement: August 2013 Employment First Mission and Principles adopted by the MI Developmental Disabilities Council (look under Important Information); also contains links to additional information on Employment First efforts in Michigan.
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