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Date(s) - 05/23/2018
9:30 am - 11:00 am



What Are Barriers to Gaining Employment?

Individuals with Disabilities, Families and Staff, please join us for:
Supported Employment Listening and Learning Sessions

May 23
9:30-11 am
Aspire, Hillside IL
Register (https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GS6MMZW) or email meg@thearcofil.org

May 30
9 :30-11 am
Trinity Services, 973 N 6th St, Mascoutah
Register (https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GXN8MYJ) or email meg@thearcofil.org
Participants will listen, learn and:

  • Share your experience and talk about how to improve supported employment.
  • Learn more about policy changes that could impact people with intellectual and developmental disabilities through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) and Illinois Employment First in Illinois.
  • Get involved and advocate with a new project, the Supported Employment Action Team (SEAT).

Register by emailing meg@thearcofil.org. For more information, email Meg Cooch at meg@thearcofil.org or 773-558-5136. The SEAT Project is funded by the Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities.