You are cordially invited to come to this year’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities event in Toronto focused on employment. This is Goal 5 of United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals, on decent work and economic growth.

Elected representatives from all three levels of government are invited to come and speak on government employment initiatives, as well as persons with disabilities to share their employment success stories. Employment agencies are also invited to come and network with job seekers.

Collaborating in the planning of this event are:
_ Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians (blindcanadians.ca)
_ Canadian Hearing Society (chs.ca)
_ Centre for Independent Living in Toronto (cilt.ca)

CNIB (www.cnib.ca)
Magnet (www.magnet.today)
National Educational Association of Disabled Students (www.neads.ca)

Date: Saturday, December 3, from 2 to 4 p.m.
Venue: Metro Hall, 55 John St. Room 308 and 309.

Program:
_ 2:00 – 2:10 Welcome
_ 2:10 – 2:40 Government Speeches (To-date: Minister MacCharles, Councillor Wong-Tam)
_ 2: 40 – 3:10 Panel Presentation: Employment success stories from diverse disability groups
_ 3:10 – 3:40 Question and Answer Period
_ 3:40 – 4:20 Networking with Employment Agencies

Refreshments, attendant care and ASL will be provided.

Please RSVP at: 647-947-9022 or aebctoronto@gmail.com

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