National Council on Disability to Make Workforce Infrastructure Recommendations for People with Disabilities

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Contact: Mark S. Quigley
202-272-2004

WASHINGTON—The National Council on Disability (NCD) will release a report on workforce infrastructure for people with disabilities at the JW Marriott Houston, 5150 Westheimer, Houston, TX, from 9:15 a.m. until 10:15 a.m. on Wednesday, January 20, 2010. This meeting is open to the public.

This report, entitled Workforce Infrastructure in Support of People with Disabilities: Matching Human Resources to Service Needs, presents recommendations that call for partnerships among federal departments and agencies, their State counterparts, and the private sector, including organizations involved with education/training, health care, and employment services.

The speaker will be:

Martha Artiles, Global Chief Diversity Officer, Manpower, Inc., San Jose, CA.

The purpose of NCD, an independent federal agency, is to promote programs, practices, policies and procedures that ensure full inclusion of people with disabilities into all aspects of society. NCD accomplishes this mission by providing advice and making recommendations to the President, Congress, governmental agencies, and other stakeholders.

 

For more information, please contact Anne Sommers, at asommers@ncd.gov or by telephone at 202-272-2004 (voice); 202-272-2074 (TTY).