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State of Illinois ADA Celebration: ADA: Pathways to Work Opportunities

When:
July 20, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm America/Chicago Timezone
2017-07-20T10:00:00-05:00
2017-07-20T15:00:00-05:00
Where:
James R. Thompson Center
100 West Randolph Chicago
Illinois
Cost:
Free

Register for Workshops here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ada-pathways-to-work-opportunities-workshops-tickets-35348009849

Every other year, the Illinois Department of Human Services along with other state agencies and councils sponsor a statewide event to commemorate the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”) of 1990. The anniversary celebration will highlight the accomplishments of people with disabilities. At the same time, the event seeks to recognize how state agencies and other organizations have worked to comply with this law, improving access to environments, programs, services and opportunities for people with disabilities. The entire event is free and accessible.
This year, we will be celebrating this important milestone on July 20, 2017 at the James R. Thompson Center, 100 W. Randolph St., Chicago, IL from 10am – 3pm. There will be free workshops for practitioners and job seekers on the ADA and resource tables that will provide information to the disability community. Through these efforts, we hope to further improve access for people with disabilities.

The workshops will also be held at the James R. Thompson Center between 10am – 3pm. Some workshops will be telecast to a Springfield site (see attached schedule). We ask that you register for workshops by completing the attached flyer and return it to the Bureau of Accessibility and Job Accommodations at 312/793-2406 (FAX) or e-mail: DHS.ADACelebration@illinois.gov no later than Friday, June 30, 2017.

FREE WORKSHOPS ON ADA ISSUES: (10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., unless otherwise indicated) Chicago/Springfield locations are available. Please check the workshops and locations preferred: (please indicate order of preference). Sessions marked with an (*) will also be available in Springfield.

____ “State of Illinois Employment”
Chicago only: 10:00a.m.- 12noon ____ or
1:00p.m.-3:00p.m. ____
____ “Work Incentives: Impact on Benefits”
Chicago only: 10:00a.m.-12noon
____ “Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Legal Update”*
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Check Session Location: Chicago ________ or
Springfield ________
NAME:_________________________________________________
ADDRESS: _____________________________________________
CITY: _________________________________________________
STATE:________________________________________________
ZIP CODE: _____________________________________________
PHONE NUMBER: ______________________ (V/TTY/VP)
FAX: _________________________________
E-MAIL: _______________________________
REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION REQUESTED:
YES ____ NO ____
IF YES, WHAT ACCOMMODATION IS REQUESTED? ________________________________________

Sites are accessible for people who use wheelchairs. Requests for interpreters or other reasonable accommodation needs should be submitted in advance of the workshop. Please provide an e-mail address for confirmation of your registration. If no e-mail is provided, written confirmation will be mailed. Please complete and return NO LATER THAN JUNE 29, 2017:
Bureau of Accessibility and Job Accommodation
401 South Clinton, 3rd Floor, Chicago, IL 60607
FAX: 312/793-2406
E-mail: DHS.ADACelebration@illinois.gov

Last updated: October 24, 2018

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