Alameda County officials announced the county will host a disability employment
awareness training sessions in Oakland in October for managers in the area.
Organizers say the conference will spotlight topics such as workplace needs
that are relevant to disabled workers. Keynote speaker will be Phyllis Cheng, who is the director of
California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing. Motivational speaker Jessica Cox will also
present her perspectives.
The "The 10th Annual Countywide Disability Employment Awareness Conference and Training" is open to non-profit agencies, businesses, and government
organizations that work with disabled employees, or are interested in the topic.
It will be held from 8:30- 5 p.m. at the Oakland Asian Cultural
Center, located at 388
9th Street #290, in Oakland, California