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Center on Self-Employment

Jan 2023

National Center on Self-Employment, Business Ownership, and Telecommuting

Upcoming Webcasts

1/24 Webcast (2 pm ET) CBTAC on the Ground: Real Life Stories of Implementation - Presented by: Linda Daffner, Monica Doyle, and Sherry Wyn. CBTAC from the ground level - Walking through how one CBTAC advances through the Florida VR Self-Employment program, and the relationship between the VRC, CBTAC, and VR Customer. We will share thoughts and experiences on each benchmark in the program from the perspective of the VRC, CBTAC, and VR Customer.

3/28 Webcast (2pm ET) Disability: IN: Disability Owned Business Enterprise (DOBE) - Presented by Phillip DeVliegher, Vice President of Supplier Diversity. In this presentation, learners will identify what the DOBE acronym represents and stands for, and learners will identify three benefits to a small business if they are a DOBE.

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Checkout These Self-Employment Stories!

Blaine's Success StoryBlaine’s on Your Main Success Story – Learn more about Blaine’s self-employment journey as the owner and operator of Blaine’s on Your Main food truck and how Vocational Rehabilitation Services assisted him in the process of becoming "One Man, One Meal, One Mission."
Blaine's Video

Marissa's Success Story Straw Hat Farms Success Story - Marissa is the owner of Straw Hat Farms. Growing plants from seeds and plugs, Straw Hat Farms is now a thriving greenhouse operation. She sells flowers, vegetables, and hanging flower baskets to a client-base she has established over the last four years, and is a vendor at area farmers’ markets. Marissa's Video

Edgy Meg's Success StoryEdgy Meg's Success Story - Learn more about Meg's journey to supported self-employment and her experience as a business owner and how Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services supported Meg and her family in the process.
Meg's Video


Share Your Success

Have you or your VR agency helped a VR customer successfully explore and become self- employed? Are you a VR customer who successfully launched your business? We want to share your story so more people can see the power of self-employment! Share your story through the
Success Story for at the Center for Self-Employment website!

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National Center on Self-Employment, Business Ownership, and Telecommuting
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Center on Self-Employment is funded by U.S. Department of Education, Rehabilitation Services Administration (Grant#H263E200005).