RCPA - Rehabilitation and Community Providers Association


National Disability Employment Awareness Month
October 2, 2012

President Obama has issued a Presidential Proclamation recognizing October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month. The proclamation acknowledges the talents and expertise of individuals with disabilities and to provide full opportunities to all. A copy is available at http://wh.gov/1PJo#.UGm9zxay1WE.email.

Resources are available to providers and agencies from the US Department of Labor Office of Disability Employment Policy (www.dol.gov/odep/topics/ndeam/resources.htm) to assist in recognition events. Items include posters with the theme “A Strong Workforce is an Inclusive Workforce: What Can You Do?;; sample proclamations to use with mayors, county commissioners, etc; a press release for local media; and sample social media content for Facebook and LinkedIn.

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