TOMORROW – Back to School Event – Youth Employment & Self-Advocacy Film Screening

AJE is delighted to share this information with our families – 

The DC Department on Disability Services (DDS), in partnership with SchoolTalk DC, would like to invite you to attend our Back to School Event, “Youth Employment & Self-Advocacy Film Screening,” with the DC Youth Leadership Network.  Join us for a day of fun, food, and film as welcome students back to school with a resource fair, film-screening, and youth panel discussion.  The event will be held on Saturday, September 21st, 2019 from 11am – 3pm at Culture House DC – 700 Delaware Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20024.

The resource fair (11am – 1pm) will feature vendors specializing in Education & Employment, Health & Wellness, and Social & Recreational programming for youth with disabilities ages, 14-24.  The resource fair will be followed by a film screening of “Normal Isn’t Real,” and conclude with a youth panel discussion on employment and self-advocacy facilitated by guest speaker LeDerick Horne.  Current middle and high school students with disabilities, parents/guardians, family members, caregivers, school-based professionals and community partners are all invited to exchange information and resources on Youth Transition Services available in the District of Columbia community.  Refreshments will be provided for attendees.

2019Normal Isn’t Real – BTS 2019

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