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Navigating Your Arts Career: Resources & Financial Tools for People with Disabilities


Wednesday, June 19, 2019
3:00 P.M. to 4:30 P.M. EST


Cost: Free


Format: Webinar


Where: Online/Web-based


Sponsored By:

National Endowment for the Arts and Art Beyond Sight

Description:

Join the National Endowment for the Arts and Art Beyond Sight on June 19, 2019, from 3:00-4:15 p.m. Eastern Time, for the second in a series of six webinars promoting careers in the arts for people with disabilities. This webinar series is part of a toolkit designed to help expand employment and career development opportunities for disabled people as artists and cultural workers, which will be launched later this year.

This webinar, “Navigating Your Arts Career: Resources and Financial Tools for People with Disabilities”, will address some of the barriers people with disabilities find when pursuing a career in the arts. Hear a panel of experts address the burning questions people with disabilities have when seeking careers in the arts, including how to maintain crucial public benefits while working in the arts or how to transition to work. Join experts for an interactive discussion that will answer these questions and provide valuable resources.

Host: Andy Arias, actor and Policy Advisor, Office of Disability Employment Policy, U.S. Department of Labor

Speakers will include:

  • Lara Green, LCSW, Social Work Supervisor, Western Region, The Actors Fund
  • Robert Pfaff, Director of the Office of Employment Support in the Office of Research, Demonstration and Employment Support (ORDES), Social Security Administration
  • Miranda Kennedy, M.P.P., Director of the ABLE National Resource Center, National Disability Institute
  • Angela Rockwood, actress, model, entrepreneur, and Executive Producer and star of “Push Girls”



Registration:

Deadline to Register - June 18, 2019

To register for the webinar, go to https://conference.webcasts.com/starthere.jsp?ei=1248964&tp_key=af08cb8d0a

You can listen to the webinar on your computer or on the phone at 1-877-685-5350, Pin#: 870335. Live captioning will be available.

For more information about the webinar, visit https://bit.ly/2KaDJ1X or https://www.arts.gov/event/2019/navigating-your-arts-career-resources-and-financial-tools-people-disabilities

Contact For More Information:


National Endowment for the Arts
Phone: 202-682-5400 (voice) or 202-682-5496 (v/tty)
Email: bienvenub@arts.gov
Web: National Endowment for the Arts
(https://bit.ly/2KaDJ1X)


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