In celebration of Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM), the Add Us In/DiversityWorks program is inviting employers who are looking to diversify their workforce to attend an event on Wednesday, September 4 at the Ball Park at Harbor Yard. The event is co-sponsored by The WorkPlace, the Bridgeport Regional Business Council, and the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce.
The event includes box seats to the Bridgeport Bluefish Game at no cost. Prior to the game organization will host a free panel discussion and networking picnic at 5:00 pm. Guests can learn more about the experiences of employers who have hired candidates with disabilities including LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) candidates with disabilities and guests will have the opportunity to network with local professionals who are employed in diverse fields. Sign language interpreters will be provided.
The WorkPlace’s Add Us In/DiversityWorks program supports small businesses in Southwestern CT and surrounding communities to hire and leverage the talent of people with disabilities, including LGBT individuals with disabilities.
If you are an employer looking to diversify your workforce, you are invited to attend! Visit www.ctworksSW.org/AddUsInEmployer to register today or call Val Dockery at (203) 722-6707.
If you a job seeker with a disability, you are invited to apply! Participation is limited; you must apply to be selected! Visit www.ctworksSW.org/AddUsInJobSeeker to apply today or call Alisha Hawkins at (203) 610-8570.