Let’s Not Repeat the Past: Employment & Real Potential for People with Disabilities

October 18, 2018 - 9:30am to 12:00pm

Rodef Shalom Temple, 4905 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15213

Join the Western Pennsylvania Disability History and Action Consortium and the Heinz History Center as we present a brief talk, “From Almshouses to Today: Work Models/Options for People with Disabilities” by Guy Caruso, Western Coordinator for the Institute on Disabilities at Temple University, followed by a rich discussion with experts in Western Pennsylvania exploring the history and contemporary efforts to increase inclusive employment for people with disabilities.

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.

Admission: Free, but please Register in advance by October 10th.

Accessibility: ASL interpretation will be provided. Other accommodations available upon request. Please request by contacting Mary Hartley at info@wpdhac.org or 412-204-7199 no later than October 3rd.

Parking is available in the free lot and the location is close to major bus lines.

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