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(Virtual) 2020 Disability:IN Conference

Monday, July 13 - Thursday, July 16, 2020 from 10:00 AM to

Join us for the disability inclusion event of the year.

To access the conference agenda, exhibitor prospectus, partner list, and registration page: Go to https://disabilityin.org/2020conference.

Updated Call for Applications: 2020 DC Tuition Assistance Grant (DC TAG)

Thursday, July 23, 2020

The DC Tuition Assistance Program (DCTAG) was created by Congress in 1999 by the District of Columbia College Access Act; PL 106-98 and amended by DC College Access Improvement Act 2002 and DC College Access Improvement Act 2007 for the purpose of expanding higher education choices for college-bound residents of the District of Columbia.

The DCTAG team is excited to share information with you about how you can use DCTAG to decrease the cost of college if you are an eligible DC student.

For more information and to apply (by Thursday, July 23, 2020): Please visit https://osse.dc.gov/dctag.

20th Annual Diversity Employment Day Career Fair

Tuesday, July 28, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

100's of jobs and careers from over 25 major DC/Virginia employers await you at DC/Virginia's 20th Annual Diversity Employment Day Career Fair.

The 20th Annual Diversity Employment Day Career Fair is the largest and best diversity and inclusion recruiting event in the United States! This event is FREE for candidates - must be 18 years of age and older. Multicultural/Bilingual, People with Disabilities, Women, LGBTQ, Veterans and Mature candidates are encouraged to attend.

There will be hundreds of entry to professional-level employment opportunities available.

This is a professional-level event. Business attire and résumés are required for admission.

Avoid the line! Come during your lunch hour! Email your résumé to FastTrack@CityCareerFair.com with the subject: DC/Virginia and receive a confirmation code that allows you to skip the line!

Place: Embassy Suites by Hilton Crystal City National Airport - 1300 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, VA 22202

Job seekers: Go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/dcvirginias-20th-annual-diversity-employment-day-career-fair-july-28-2020-tickets-100141766720 to register to attend.

Interested employers: Please email PreBook@CityCareerFair.com for pricing details!

For more information: Go to www.citycareerfair.com.

World of Possibilities disAbilities Expo

Saturday, October 24, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM

The World of Possibilities disAbilities, Healthy Aging and Independent Living Expos are designed to bring people with disabilities, their families, caregivers, service providers and supporting agencies all together in one venue. Our Expos provide an opportunity for you to enhance your knowledge and explore disability-related products, services, technology and resources available.

Who Should Attend the Disabilities Expo:

Individuals with the following and those who love and serve them: Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Cognitive Disabilities, Down Syndrome, Multiple Sclerosis, Physical Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Cognitive Limitations, Intellectual Disabilities, Vision Loss and Blindness, Mental Health Issues. The Expo is also perfect for: those who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Seniors, Disabled Veterans and additionally those with Chronic Illness, Speech and Language Disorders, Spinal Cord Injuries and Traumatic Brain Injuries.

World of Possibilities disAbilities Expos are exclusively held bi-annually in Maryland. Our Expos are FREE to attendees. Free wheelchair rental and repair are available during the Expo.

Place: Prince George's Sports and Learning Center - 8001 Sheriff Rd., Landover, MD

To learn more and register: Please visit https://expo.caringcommunities.org.

Questions? Please contact Mona Freedman at 410-549-5707 or mona@caringcommunities.org.

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