Recently, ACL issued a series of grants to University Centers of Excellence on Developmental Disabilities to continue to promote diversity and cultural competence across the developmental disabilities network. The National Training Initiative grants will fund partnerships with minority-serving institutions (MSIs), a diversity and inclusion training program, and 12 diversity and inclusion fellowships.

MSI partnership planning grants will provide seed money for four UCEDDs to partner with MSIs or community colleges to jointly plan and co-design training and use innovative knowledge exchange and transfer strategies that promote and create interdisciplinary approaches to research, training, and services. To read more, click here.