Arkansas Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities

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River Valley Champions Day for Employment with Community of Champions


October 28, 2019 8:00am

Location: Arkansas River Valley, Russellville, Pope County and surrounding areas.


In honor of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) 2019, businesses around the River Valley are offering job shadowing experiences for individuals with disabilities throughout the communities (Pope County and surrounding areas).  Through positive action comes positive change. Join in helping the River Valley become an inclusive working environment for all.

10/28/19 from 8am-5pm

ADVOCACY TAKES ACTION!  Calling all business owners and community members - offer a time for a job shadow or print the flyer and display in your window. For more information or to arrange participation, please call 479-518-4566 or email

The Community of Champions is an advocacy group joining with Arkansas’ self advocates and other disability advocates to ensure the rights of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities are protected and respected. Be VITAL: Vote. Include. Talk. Advocate. Lead.

Community of Champions is a partnership between the Arkansas Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities and Friendship Community Care, Inc.

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