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Date:October 8, 2009
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Disability Employment Symposium to be Held Oct. 27

MONROE - The Louisiana Workforce Commission’s Disability Program Navigator Initiative, through the Medicaid Infrastructure Grant, will host a Disability Employment Symposium on Tuesday, Oct. 27, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Monroe Civic Center, 401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway.

The event, titled “Delivering the Workforce Louisiana Needs,” will bring together employers, agencies, service providers and self advocates who service the needs of persons with disabilities for information sharing and network building.

There is no charge to attend the event, which serves as the culminating activity for Disability Employment Awareness Month in Louisiana.

Topics on the agenda include Employment Trends in Louisiana, Ex-Offender Employment Options, Benefits Planning, Youth Employment Options, Medicaid Purchase Plan and Advocacy Options.

To register, contact Kisha C. Thomas, kthomas1@lwc.la.gov.

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