March 28, 2023 - Employment Transformation/ARPA

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The 4th Tuesday Forums on Innovative Options are forums built around informing individuals, families, DDS Staff, and other stakeholders of DDS service delivery options and agency initiatives that shape the way in which the individual’s we serve receive supports in order to promote independence, choice, and integration. These forums are a unique opportunity to learn, grow, and get involved. The March 28th, 2023 forum featured conversations on the DDS American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Initiative and Employment Transformation

Featured speakers included:

  • Deputy Commissioner Elisa Velardo
  • DDS Adult Services Specialists Trever Rogers, Brian Gresco, and Derrell Spears
  • MARC Community Resource Staff Dimitar Tashkovski and Nicholas Gibertoni
  • Case Manager Princess Russell-Raynor
  • Independent Living Solutions (ILS) Staff Kara Pfeifer and Michael Gaynor


2023 Save the Date - Fourth Tuesday Forums on Innovative Options Flyer (Spanish)

March 2023 Employment and Day Services Fourth Tuesday Forum PPT Slide