Connecticut State Agencies and Partners Host 11th Annual Disability Resources Fair in Hartford
On Friday, in recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month and the 50th anniversary of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 which prohibits federal-sector employment discrimination against individuals with disabilities, Connecticut state agencies and partners are hosting the 11th Annual Disability Resource Fair.
The Connecticut Departments of Aging and Disability Services; Developmental Services; and Labor will be joined by partners including Oak Hill, LifeBridge, Disability Rights Connecticut, Capital Workforce Partners, and others who support the educational, employment, and independence goals of people with disabilities. The event will feature resources, programs, and services that provide workforce training, job placement, independent living, and other skills.
WHO: Department of Aging and Disability Services Commissioner Amy Porter, Department of Developmental Services Commissioner Jordan Scheff, Department of Labor Deputy Commissioner Mark Polzella
WHAT: 11th Annual Disability Resource Fair
WHEN: Friday, October 20, 2023; 9:00 a.m. – noon. Agency heads will do a walk-through at 10:00 a.m. to greet vendors and participants.
WHERE: Oak Hill’s New England Assistive Technology (NEAT) Building 33 Coventry Street, Hartford, CT