Free workshop: overcoming barriers to employment for people with disabilities

Monday, August 25, 2014

September 5, 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Shoreline Community College
Campus; 9000 Building
16101 Greenwood Ave N.
Shoreline, WA 98133 
FREE, Lunch included (must register)

This event is designed to assist job seekers with disabilities navigate the road to employment. Parents and advocates of persons with disabilities are also encouraged to attend.

Key Note Speaker: Washington State House of Representative Cyrus Habib, 48th Legislative District. Representative Habib is blind and has dedicated his career to serving and advocating for the needs of diverse communities. An advocate for the disabled, he has testified before Congress on the need to redesign paper currency to enable the visually impaired to distinguish among different denominations. He currently serves as Vice Chair of the Committee on Technology and Economic Development.

Workshops include: How DVR Can Help You Find A Job; Job Search on the Internet; Secrets to a Successful Interview; Supported Employment; Job Accommodations and Assistive Technology.

Pre-registration is required: Register online or call Brown Paper Tickets: 800-838-3006 To request reasonable accommodations for this event call 206-546-4545.

This event is a community partnership between Northshore/Shoreline Community Network, the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation, Shoreline Public Schools, City of Shoreline, Quick-Start Shoreline and Shoreline Community College.


Anonymous,  August 26, 2014 at 1:04 PM  

If you have not heard Mr. Zabib please go if just to hear him. He spoke at Shoreline CC commencement one year and was very impressive!

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