This Year's Symposium,
Connecting Talent to Opportunities,
is Going Virtual!
What You Need to Know
During the Symposium, we will make every effort to meet individual needs so you can take full advantage of all this event has to offer. Captioning will be available for all sessions. Handouts will be provided for all sessions when available. If you anticipate needing any type of accommodation or have questions about any other accessibility requests, please contact us. For those with additional accommodations/accessibility concerns, please submit these requests by September 20, 2020 (or 10 days before the sessions you plan on attending) since some accommodations require up to a week to arrange.
If you plan to attend via phone, please contact us before the event. You can access Zoom phone options at https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362663-Joining-a-meeting-by-phone#h_e027935e-f7cf-4183-9870-64f177689687. In order to take advantage of all of Zoom's accessibility features we suggest ensuring you are using the most up to date version of Zoom. For a quick tutorial of Zoom, and to get familiar with its features, check out our Quick Tips for Zoom video.
In Collaboration with PA APSE
~ Cure Violence Philadelphia ~
September 25, 2020
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
October Symposium Sessions
National Disability Employment Awareness Month
Tuesday through Thursday,
(starts Thursday, October 1st, 2020 with the
Employment First Employment Stakeholder Event
This event is free to all attendees.)
November Symposium Sessions:
Nov. 4th, 10th, 17th, & 24th
December Symposium Session:
Dec. 3rd, 10th, & 17th
Oct. 7th, Nov. 18th, & Dec. 16th
March Symposium Sessions:
Mar. 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, & 30th
April Symposium Sessions:
Apr. 1st, 8th, 15th,22nd, & 29th
May Symposium Sessions:
May 4th, 11th, & 18th
Mar. 17th, Apr. 21st, & May 19th
More information coming soon for the Spring Symposium.
- Laura Owens, Executive Director (Transcen, Inc.)
A Rally Cry for Employment for All!
- A. J. Nanayakkara, ADA and Accessibility Program Manager (John’s Hopkins Health System)
Son Many Opportunities! Large Employers Need Your Talent!
- Karen Carr - PA Treasury Bureau of Savings Programs
- Jim Donovan of "Sun King Warriors", founding member of 3-time platinum band, "Rusted Root"
- Sean O'Grady - Strategic & Creative Director of Universum
- William Toms - Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer of RecPhilly
Other speakers include representatives from Aramark, PA CareerLink®, United States DOL Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, PA Office of Developmental Programs, PA Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, Mayor's Commission on People with Disabilities, School District of Philadelphia, United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, and more...
Sessions focused on:
- Leadership - Top Down Change to Improve Employment Outcomes
- Business - Strategies for Creating a Diverse and Inclusive Workforce
- Entrepreneurship - Taking It to the Next Level
- Job Seekers
Musical Performances, Watch Parties, Virtual Art Show, Virtual Scavenger Hunt, Monthly Bingo Events, and more...
Check the Fall Symposium At-A-Glance for specific dates and times.