Events & Opportunities

Overcoming Barriers to Employment Summit For Job Seekers with Disabilities

WHAT: 1-day Conference

WHEN: Friday, September 5th

TIME: 8:30-2:30 pm

WHERE: Shoreline Community College, 9000 Building, 16101 Greenwood Ave N., Shoreline, WA 98133

The conference goal is to assist job seekers with disabilities as they navigate their road to employment. Attendees will have an opportunity to attend workshops led by experts in the field and connect with valuable community resources. Lunch provided.

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REGISTRATION: Pre-registration is required. Register at: http://overcoming.bpt.me or Brown Paper Tickets: 800.838.3006. To request reasonable accommodations for this event please call 206.546.4545.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: CYRUS HABIB

Representative Habib has dedicated his career to serving and advocating for the needs of diverse communities. Cyrus has served on the Bellevue Human Services Commission and on the King County Civil Rights Commission. 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. Representative Habib also serves on the Business and Financial Services Committee, the Transportation Committee, and the Rules Committee. In addition, he is the Community Relations Liaison for Perkins Coie, and teaches law at Seattle University.

 

 

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