Ensuring Equal Access to Benefits Counseling To Maximize Community Inclusion

Event Description: 
The Disability Employment TA Center (DETAC) will commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Olmstead decision with a webinar focusing on providing financial education resources and benefits counseling for people with disabilities seeking employment. The panel will discuss accessing financial education tools through centers for independent living. The webinar will also share collaborative efforts between state agencies, Hispanic and Latino community organizations, and the local Association of People Supporting Employment First (APSE) chapter in Colorado to enhance community inclusion and independent living for individuals with disabilities. Speakers:
  • Samantha Moreno, Independent consultant; disability advocate; former CIL employee
  • Peter Pike, Program Manager, Center for Independent Living Office (IL), Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR), Colorado Department of Labor and Employment
  • Katie Taliercio, Disability Employment First Collaboration Manager, DVR, Colorado Department of Labor and Employment
  • Douglas A. Alves, Program Coordinator, Work Incentives Practitioner (WIP-C), IL, DVR, Colorado Department of Labor and Employment
This webinar will be held on Tuesday, June 11 between 3:00 - 4:30 p.m. ET. Click here to register.
Tuesday, June 11, 2024 - 3:00pm to 4:30pm EDT
Disability Employment TA Center