Social Enterprise Symposium: February 29, 2024

We are thrilled to share the presentations from the recent Social Enterprise Symposium co-hosted by CLBC on February 29, 2024. This event was a cornerstone for learning about social enterprise best practices and exploring state-of-the-art examples within the BC Community … Read More

IMPACT 2.0: Employment Research Project for Youth with Disabilities

During the summer of 2021, 91 youth across BC participated in IMPACT, an innovative three-year pilot project to improve employment outcomes for transitioning youth with disabilities. In this video, they share their experience of IMPACT, as well as their personal goals.

Two Grants Awarded to BC Employment Network (BCEN)

The BC Employment Network are pleased to announce that we were successful in obtaining two grants from CLBC to assist in advancing our efforts at promoting employment and ensuring that our collective workforce remains skilled and knowledgeable.

Results for IMPACT Year 2 Released

Researchers at the Canadian Institute for Inclusion and Citizenship have released their findings for year 2 of the IMPACT project. The project is testing the hypothesis that intervening early with transitioning youth using employment interventions that consider each youth’s unique strengths and interests will improve their future employment outcomes.

IMPACT Project – Youth share their experience

During the summer of 2021, 91 youth across BC participated in IMPACT, an innovative three-year pilot project to improve employment outcomes for transitioning youth with disabilities. In this video, they share their experience of IMPACT, as well as their personal goals.

IMPACT Project – Parents share their experience

During the summer of 2021, 91 youth across BC participated in IMPACT, an innovative three-year pilot project to improve employment outcomes for transitioning youth with disabilities. In this video their parents share their reflections about IMPACT and the changes they’ve observed for their son or daughter.

IMPACT Project – Employers share their experience

Businesses hiring people with disabilities experience a 72% increase in productivity. In this video employers participating in IMPACT share their experience of the project and the value of this partnership for their business.