National Disability Employment Awareness Month - October 26, 2017 - Job and Resource Fair

Helping Families. Supporting Communities. Empowering Individuals.

10/13/2017

October 26, 2017
James R. Thompson Center
Chicago, IL

Job & Resource Fair:  9AM - 12PM (Atrium

Program:  12PM - 1PM (Concourse

The Interagency Committee for Employees with Disabilities (ICED) celebrates 2017 National Disability Employment Awareness Month on October 26, 2017 at the James R. Thompson Center in Chicago.

Dear State of Illinois Colleagues -

On October 26, 2017, the Interagency Committee for Employees with Disabilities (ICED www.iced.illinois.gov ) will celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month at the James R. Thompson Center with a job and resource fair in the morning, followed by a special program at noon. The Committee will be honoring an outstanding State of Illinois agency and State of Illinois employees making significant achievements in the hiring, retention, and advancement of State of Illinois employees with disabilities. Please read on for ways to participate!

SUMBIT A NOMINATION:

ICED is accepting nominations for State Agency of the Year, Outstanding Employee of the Year, and Exceptional Advocate of the Year. Help ICED identify an exemplary State of Illinois agency and two State of Illinois employees making significant contributions in addressing the needs of State employees with disabilities, increasing access to State employment and resources, and demonstrating the core values of their respective organizations. Attached are the full descriptions for each of the three awards. Submit a nomination today! Nominations will be accepted until October 16, 2017.

ICED Dream 2017 Nomination Form (pdf)

PARTICIPATE IN THE JOB AND RESOURCE FAIR:

Register to promote programs and employment opportunities aimed at persons with disabilities. The job and resource fair will take place prior to the main program on October 26, 2017 from 9am - 12pm at the James R. Thompson Center (Ground Level). Space is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Registration form attached.

ICED Dream Awards Job and Resource Form (pdf) 

ATTEND THE PROGRAM:

Save the date to join us for the main celebration on October 26, 2017 from 12pm - 1pm at the James R. Thompson Center (Concourse Level) in Chicago. Sign language interpretation will be available.

Thank you for your continued partnership and collaboration!

If you are having trouble opening these forms, or need additional information, please email abdi.maya@illinois.gov or call 312-814-6278.

Printable ICED Dream Awards Flyer (pdf)