Do you know an initiative which helps people with intellectual disabilities get into the labour market?
Then you should encourage them to apply for the Civil Society Prize.
The European Economic and Social Committee annually awards the prize to projects by organisations or individuals which promote European identity and integration.
The prize, which has as a total value of 50 000 €, this year is is aimed at initiatives which focus on labour market integration. The rules specifically mention people who “require specific support“, such as people with disabilities.
All the information about the prize and the application form can be found here.
The deadline for submitting applications is 8 September 2017.
The prize will be awarded on 7 December 2017.
Getting a job is very important for people with intellectual disabilities.
There is a prize called the Civil Society Prize.
This year the prize is for projectsthat help people get jobs.
The prize has a big reward.
If you know of projects that help people with intellectual disabilities get jobs,
tell them about the Civil Society Prize.
To learn more about the prize you can go to this link.
The information about the prize is not in easy-to-read.
You can have someone help you read about the prize.
The people who want to get the prize must send in information about their project.
They must do this by 8 September 2017.
The prize will be given on 7 December 2017.