The California Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities (CCEPD) advances employment for people with disabilities by making policy recommendations to the Secretary of the Labor and Workforce Development Agency and the Secretary of the California Health and Human Services Agency .

The CCEPD also supports an annual event for youth with disabilities. In November of 2017, the CCEPD voted to adopt the California Youth Leadership Forum for Students with Disabilities (YLF) as the youth event until 2020, unless another model is created by the Youth Event Committee. For more information about the YLF, please visit the DOR YLF website or contact us with any questions.

Interested in becoming a Member of the CCEPD?

The CCEPD is now recruiting for one vacancy, person with a disability.

You can become a member by submitting the application, resume and two letters of recommendation to

Please call Maria Aliferis-Gjerde, Executive Officer at (916) 558-5698 to ask questions about vacancies.

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of the CCEPD.

2020 Telework Resource Toolkit for People with Disabilities

To address growth in teleworking due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the CCEPD’s Employment and Training Subcommittee developed an informational “telework resource toolkit” document for businesses to use as a guide in developing inclusive telework programs for people with disabilities. The document was approved by the CCEPD’s Full Committee on August 20, 2020.

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