Lynn Lallier was named the Human Development Center’s (HDC) first “Employee of the Month” this past September! Nominated by Director Dr. Phil Wilson, Lynn has worked with LSUHSC for more than 20 years and with HDC for 8 years. HDC’s Business Manager Mitze Jones describes Lynn as, “Simply, an amazing worker all around. She never hesitates to go the extra mile and is always willing to help. Since we have been short staffed in the Business Office, she continues to remain positive and steady towards our goals.”(more…)
On September 19th, the Arc of Louisiana hosted a gubernatorial panel for candidates to answer questions on disability focused topics so that the community can have a more informed understanding of the candidates’ stance and potential policy initiatives.
LEND Scholar and Self-Advocate Jakeel Abdullah broke down the panel’s questions. Hear what candidates Shawn Wilson (D), Stephen Waguespack (R), Hunter Lundy (I), Richard Nelson (R), John Schroder (R), and Sharon Hewitt (R) had to say.
The governor’s primary election is set for Saturday, October 14. Early voting is available now until Saturday, October 7th.(more…)
October is recognized as National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) by the U.S. Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP). NDEAM celebrates the contributions of people with disabilities to America’s workplaces and economy. ODEP has chosen “Advancing Access and Equity” as this year’s theme for NDEAM.
For ideas about how you can support National Disability Employment Awareness Month, visit NDEAM.
Read HDC’s August newsletter by clicking the image below!
Families Helping Families of Greater New Orleans offering Lunch and Learn Series: Introduction to Work for Young Adults and Their Families
Families Helping Families of Greater New Orleans is offering free educational webinars for youth, parents & professionals scheduled for all Thursdays in September at 12:00-1:00 PM.
The Schedule is as follows: