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EXCEL 2.0 Networking Group For Job Seekers with Disabilities Presents…Landing a Federal Job! – April 7th

March 25, 2016 in Community News, Employment

 

 

Thursday, April 7, 2016
10:00 – 12:00 p.m.
ECNV, 2300 Clarendon Blvd. Suite 305 

During this seminar, Alison Levy, Disability Employment Program Manager with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will conduct an interactive presentation where she will discuss:

  • The USDA and the types of positions needed
  • Tips for writing a federal resume
  • Tips on how to apply for jobs using a schedule A status

And much more! RSVP To Excel@ecnv.org or (703) 525-3268
Please include any accommodation needs & pass along this information to job-hunting consumers. Click here to learn more about our event

About our speaker: Alison S. Levy joined USDA in January 2011 as the Department’s Disability Employment Program Manager.  In this role she leads USDA’s efforts to increase recruitment, hiring, reasonable accommodation, advancement, and retention of individuals with disabilities.

Previously, Ms. Levy worked for ten years in a similar role as the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Selective Placement Program Manager.  There, she spear headed efforts to streamline the Schedule a hiring process and established partnerships with national job placement professionals who refer qualified individuals with disabilities for Federal employment.

Ms. Levy is also one of the founding leaders of the Federal Disability Workforce Consortium (FDWC), a volunteer, interagency organization that includes over 900 Federal points of contact who work toward increasing Federal employment of individuals with disabilities.

With over 24 years of experience in the disability profession, Ms. Levy has worked toward improving workplace attitudes and in providing equal opportunity and equal access for persons with disabilities in both the public and private sectors.  Ms. Levy earned her B.A. in Public Communication from The American University, and her Masters in Special Education from Johns Hopkins University.

Ebola presentation at Germantown Library – Nov. 20th

November 7, 2014 in Community Events

MONTGOMERY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARIES
present
EBOLA: The Basic Facts and What is Being Done

Thursday, November 20, 2014
7:00 – 8:30 p.m.

Mr. Earl Stoddard, Public Health administrator, Department of Health and Human Services, will share his expert knowledge on Ebola, the basic facts, what the CDC, the state and the county is doing to address it. A question and answer session will follow the presentation.

Germantown Library
19840 Century Blvd
Germantown, MD 20874
240-777-0110

To request sign language interpretation or other deaf/hard of hearing services for the following library-sponsored program, email –  MCPL.DeafAccess@montgomerycountymd.gov, preferably with three business days’ notice. To request other accommodations, contact Germantown Library.

 

Susan F. Cohen,
Head of Adult Services and Services to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community,
Germantown Library
19840 Century Blvd
Germantown, MD 20874
videophone: 301-637-2964
TTY: 240-777-0958

 

MCPL is where the county reads…where the county learns…where the county meets.To view the catalog, online resources and more, go to: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/library

 

To view the library guides on library services to the deaf and hard of hearing community and resources on sign language, deaf history, hearing loss and more, go to: http://montgomerycountymd.libguides.com/deaf

 

“With a library you are free, not confined by temporary political climates. It is the most democratic of institutions because no one – but no one at all – can tell you what to read and when and how.” – Doris Lessing

 

Stop Human Trafficking / June 7th Presentation – Sign Interpretation to be provided

May 6, 2014 in Community News

The 5 W’s of Human Trafficking

WHO is affected?
WHAT is Human Trafficking?
WHERE is the problem found?
WHEN should I get involved?
WHY do we allow Human Trafficking to continue?

Saturday, June 7th, 2014
2:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Old Bridge United Methodist Church
3966 Old Bridge Rd., Woodbridge VA 22192

Come and learn about Human Trafficking and what you can do!
The presentation is best for children 13 and older.

Our panel:
Richard Buchholz  / G.R.I.T.
PWC Gang Response Intervention Team Coordinator

Michele Leith / Director, ACTS /SAVAS
PWC Sexual Abuse Victim Assistance Service

Crystal Robinson / Shared Hope International

Dede Wallace / Victim Assistance Specialist / Homeland Security D.C.

*SIGN LANGUAGE Interpretation will be provided for this event.*

This event is sponsored by Old Bridge United Methodist Women.  For more info, contact Sally Adams, 703-590-0443.

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