Upcoming Events

“RARE-ABILITY EMPLOYMENT 101” – A Guide to Employment Accommodations

Date: Thursday, March 27, 2014
Description: Presented By: ADA Center Partner

 This Conference is in the US VI:

The Departments of Labor and the Department of Human Services together with our collaborating stakeholders, are presenting this seminar to acquaint businesses and employers with the programs and resources available to help you diversify your workforce by hiring persons with disabilities.

“Rare-Ability Employment 101” will include presentations from the following agencies:

  • Mrs. Felecia Blyden, Administrator: Disabilities and Rehabilitation Services, DHS

“Establishing Partnerships Between the Vocational Rehabilitation Program and Employers in the Community”

  • Ms. Stephanie Barnes, Territorial ADA  Coordinator: Office of the Governor

“Know your Rights & Responsibilities as an Employer Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)”

  • Mrs. Gwendolyn T. Powell, Director: Work-Able, Inc.

“Hiring Persons with Disabilities is not a Charitable Gesture – It’s a Prudent Business Decision”

  • Mrs. Felecia Brownlow, Executive Director:  Independent Living Center

“Awareness That Will Allay Employers Fears"

Who Should Attend:

Human Resources professionals, business owners, managers, and employers who are interested in learning more about how you can tap into the resources that are available to help your business achieve its competitive advantage by supplying a steady pipeline of talents and skills of people with disabilities by recruiting through governmental and nonprofit sources

Register in advance: This seminar is free, but you must REGISTER to attend.

Please contact Jacqueline M. Blyden for Registration form details at jblyden@vidol.gov