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CrescentCare - 2nd Floor Conference Room

2601 Tulane Avenue

New Orleans, LA 70119

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Options for Employment for PLWH

A Community Forum on Employment for PLWH in New Orleans to Increase Access to Information, Services, Resources and Opportunities

Thursday, August 24, 2017

12:00pm – 4:00pm

(registration begins at 11:45am)

Lunch will be provided at 12:00pm

PLWH participating in all 3 sessions will receive Certificates of Completion and a $25 gift card


This is an event for PLWH in New Orleans who are interested in access to employment-related information, services, resources and opportunities.


Location

CrescentCare

2nd Floor Conference Room

2601 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70119


Presentations

What Will Happen to My Benefits if I Work? (Session 1)

The benefits planners at The Advocacy Center of Louisiana will discuss questions about how earning money will affect your Social Security disability benefits, Medicaid, Medicare, ADAP, HOPWA, Section 8 and other benefits.

Empowerment in Employment: Legal Rights and Protections on the Job (Session 2)

The legal experts from CrescentCare Legal Services will discuss legal rights, protections and strategies for advocacy and empowerment in employment related to disclosure and confidentiality, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, accessible hiring process, criminal convictions, drug/alcohol use, credit/debt and tax issues.

One-On-One Tabling Session (Session 3)

Collect information and talk one-on-one with representatives of employment-related services, including:

  • The Advocacy Center of Louisiana

  • CrescentCare Legal Services

  • Delgado Community College

  • Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

  • Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Louisiana

  • JOB1 Business and Career Solutions

  • Liberty’s Kitchen

  • Lighthouse Louisiana

  • Louisiana Rehabilitation Services

  • STRIVE NOLA

  • Southern University at New Orleans

  • Urban League of Louisiana

  • Women With A Vision

FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

All PLWH age 16 or older are welcome.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Free parking is available at the event.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions or requests for accommodations?

Contact Mark Misrok with any questions or requests for accommodations:

markmisrok@workingpositive.net

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