The Past, Present, and Future of the Rehabilitation Act – EEOC Symposium 9/26

On Thursday, Sept 26th, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the US Dept of Labor will hold a public symposium commemorating the 40th anniversary of the passage of the Rehabilitation Act. The event will be held from 12 to 5 at EEOC Headquarters at 131 M St NE in Washington DC.

Guest speakers include

  • Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa)
  • EEOC Chair Jacqueline Berrien
  • EEOC Commissioner Chai Feldblum
  • Debra Carr, Director of the Division of Policy, Planning and Program Development for the Office of the Federal Contract Compliance Programs, U.S. Dept. of Labor

  • Judith Heumann, Special Advisor, International Disability Rights, U.S. Dept. of State

  • Claudia Gordon, Public Engagement Advisor on Disability, Office of Public Engagement, The White House
  • Jeff Rosen, Chairperson, National Council on Disability

  • John Wodatch, retired Chief, Disability Rights Section, Civil Rights Division, U.S. Dept. of Justice
  • Robert Silverstein, Attorney, Powers, Pyles, Sutter & Verville PC

  • Ruby Moore, Executive Director, The Georgia Advocacy Office

The event is open to the public. Seating is limited so you must RSVP to federaltrainingandoutreach@eeoc.gov with Rehab Act Event RSVP in the subject line.

Organizations are also invited to exhibit. Email rsvpanderson@eeoc.gov to reserve a space.

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