The Western Pennsylvania Disability History
and Action Consortium presents:
Let's Not Repeat the Past
Employment & Real Potential for People with Disabilities
Join us as we present a brief talk, "From Almshouses (1705) to Today: Work Models/Options for People with Disabilities" by Guy Caruso, Western Coordinator for the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University. Afterward a rich discussion with experts and advocates in Western Pennsylvania exploring that history and contemporary efforts to increase inclusive employment for people with disabilities.
October 18, 2018
9:30 a.m. to noon
Event is free and open to the public.
Early registration available now.
Location: Rodef Shalom Temple 4905 5th Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15213.
Parking is available and the location is close to major bus lines.
Accessibility accommodations will be available upon request. ASL interpreter will be provided.
Funding for this event provided by the Edith L. Trees Charitable Trust. Support also provided by ACHIEVA, the United Way of Southwestern Pennsylvania, 21 and Able Initiative and the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University.
Additional Support by Heinz History Center.
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