Future Chefs Begins Disability Inclusion Training

Future Chefs: Preparing urban youth in Greater Boston for employment and post-secondary education in the culinary fieldOn Friday, May 24, PYD’s National Center kicked off a summer-long disability inclusion training and technical assistance contract with the nonprofit Future Chefs.

Future Chef’s mission is to prepare urban youth in Greater Boston for quality early employment and post-secondary education opportunities in the culinary field and support them in developing a broad base of transferable skills as they transition into the working world.

Having originally heard about us from a training provided to Liberty Mutual Foundation grantees, Future Chefs approached us with the hope of undergoing a thorough, customized training process with the end goal of becoming more equipped and deliberate with regard to disability inclusion.

The trainings will include topics such as: etiquette and communication; signs and tips for responding to specific disabilities; Universal Design for Learning and catering to diverse learning styles; Inclusive outreach and intake processes; and transitioning for post-secondary success.

We’re thrilled to be working with Future Chef’s amazing staff while advancing the National Center mission to promote inclusion!

For more information on the National Center and its offerings, contact Kaela through the National Center’s webpage.

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