The Committee for Ethnic Affairs advises the Montgomery County, MD County Executive and County Council on public policy that relates to ethnic affairs; promotes maximum involvement of all ethnic groups in the County in government, business and community affairs.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Conference to Celebrate Disability History and Disability Employment Month

The public is invited to attend “Snapshot: Capture…Connect…Create,” a free event celebrating Maryland Disability History and Awareness Month and National Disability Employment Awareness Month, on Tuesday, October 11 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Silver Spring Civic Building. The event will include remarks by Cathy Raggio, Secretary of Maryland’s Department of Disabilities; as well as presentations on Maryland’s Senior Health Insurance Program and a hot topics panel discussion. A resource area will be featured where attendees can gather information on employment, housing and transportation options. To register for the event, go to or call Independence Now at 301-277-2839. The Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza is located at One Veterans Place in Silver Spring. The event is co-sponsored by Independence Now; the County’s Department of Health and Human Services, Commission on People with Disabilities; the Prince George’s County Department of Family Services, Commission for Individuals with Disabilities; and the Maryland Division of Rehabilitation Services

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