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Public Service Announcement
Department of Neighborhoods


houstontx.gov/neighborhoods

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DATE: February 8, 2017 12:04:40 PM CST

“Leaping into Employment"

Job Readiness Workshops for Youth with Disabilities and Parents 

The Department of Neighborhoods announces “Leaping into Employment,” a series of workshops for youth with disabilities and their parents scheduled for March 4, 2017, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., at Houston Community College, 5601 West Loop South 77081.  The workshops will focus on topics pertaining to job readiness for youth with disabilities as they enter the workforce and summer work programs.  Parents will learn about how youth can maintain disability benefits while employed.  The sessions will also address workplace concerns and employee disclosures.  Advance registration is required and space is limited. The registration deadline is February 22.  To register, visit http://www.houstontx.gov/disabilities/rsvp.htmor call 281-690-9912. Don’t miss this empowering, fun-filled workshop series sponsored by the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities, the Houston Commission on Disabilities and Houston Community College.


Contact:

Evangelina Vigil
Public Information Officer
Evangelina.Vigil@houstontx.gov
Office: 832.393.0832
Mobile: 281.904.3015 

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