Success for Today and Tomorrow Conference Accessing Disability Resources Saturday, February 25th from 8:30am-12:00pm Hilton Garden Inn College Station 3081 University Dr. East, Bryan TX 77802 To RSVP click here by Friday, February 17th To learn more about The Center on Disability and Development – click here To view the flyer, click here AGENDA 8:30am – 9:00am Registration and Refreshments 9:00am – 10:00am Keynote Speaker, Anthony Iani 10:00am – 11:00am Exhibitor/Resource Booths for Parents 10:00am – 11:00am Child Care (ages 2-8) provided by […]
We would like to thank all of the Veterans, job seekers, and employers that came out to the 5th Annual Red, White, and You! Hiring Event in Brazos Valley last Thursday, November 11, 2016. The event was bigger than ever for our area! We had over 250 job seekers in front of over 30 employers today. The feedback that we received was overwhelmingly positive. We could not have done it without all of you!
Check out this article from the Office of the Governor, Greg Abbott. It discusses the Tri-Agency Workforce Initiative report that offers recommendations on how to better prepare the Texas workforce to compete in the 21st century economy. Governor Abbott says, “Texans have always been hard working, driven, innovative and fiercely ambitious to achieve things tomorrow that don’t exist today. Our goal is to ensure that the next generation builds on that legacy and perpetuates the Texas brand of exceptionalism”. To read the […]
In a report by Michelle Yin and Dahlia Shaewitz posted by American Institutes for Research, we learn that while there have been numerous federal policies put in place since the mid-1970’s that were intended to increase employment of individuals with disabilities, the labor market outcomes for people with disabilities has not improved. Yin and Shaewitz state that if we want to see a change, then federal policy cannot continue to treat people with disabilities as one group but rather need to break it down to […]