DHSS Press Release
|Date: November 10, 2015
|Rita Landgraf, Secretary
Jill Fredel, Director of Communications
302-255-9047, Cell 302-357-7498
|WHAT:||Gov. Jack Markell will debut "Delaware's Pathways to Employment" video featuring five Delawareans with disabilities who are employed, own their own business or have an employment goal when they are old enough to work. The 8 1/2-minute video will be used to advance employment opportunities among individuals with disabilities, their families and prospective employers.|
|WHEN:||11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 12|
|WHERE:||Breaking Barriers Fitness Center
503 Hawley St.
|SPEAKERS:||Gov. Jack Markell
DHSS Secretary Rita Landgraf
Rep. Debra Heffernan, sponsor of Delaware's Employment First Act Dwayne Adams, Owner, Breaking Barriers Rick Kosmalski, parent of a child with a disability
|DETAILS:||Most of the people featured in the video, including employees with disabilities, their employers and their parents, will be in attendance at the event. The video will be available on DHSS' YouTube Channel on Thursday afternoon.|
Delaware Health and Social Services is committed to improving the quality of the lives of Delaware's citizens by promoting health and well-being, fostering self-sufficiency, and protecting vulnerable populations.