The Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) will be co-hosting this NDEAM Arkansas 2023 Kickoff event with Arkansas Rehabilitation Services. We will be joined by other partner organizations and individuals with the common goal of advancing and increasing disability employment in Arkansas. The Governor’s proclamation will be read, and attendees will have opportunity to join discussions and learn more.
Date/Time: Thursday, October 5, 2023 / 10 AM-Noon
Location: Arkansas State Capitol, 500 Woodlane St, Little Rock, AR 72201, Second Floor Rotunda
Celebration planned at Arkansas State Capitol – October Proclaimed as National Disability Employment Awareness Month
WHO: Leslie Rutledge, lieutenant governor of Arkansas; Jonathan Taylor, executive director of the Arkansas Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD); Christy Pettis, mathematics instructor for Arkansas School for the Deaf; Joseph Baxter, commissioner of Arkansas Rehabilitation Services (ARS);
community leaders and community members.
Please join us at the Capitol! Get a copy of our Media Advisory here.
Lt. Gov. Leslie Rutledge will provide opening remarks to begin our celebration of October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month at a ceremony on Oct. 5 at the Arkansas State Capitol.