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  • Year 1 Identify interventions to improve entrepreneurship outcomes for youth with disabilities, especially those from low-income communities, so they can start their own small businesses.

  • Year 2&3 Identify resources and policies that support or hinder self-employment among individuals with disabilities.

  • Year 4&5 Develop and evaluate an entrepreneurship training curriculum designed for youth with disabilities.

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  • 9 So far our curriculum has been used in 9 high schools across Illinois as well as in several community based programs for young adults and transition age youth with disabilities.

  • 12 We've proudly helped launch 12 small businesses in the Chicagoland area.