THE ARC OF LARIMER COUNTY TO HOST WORKFORCE WORKSHOP
Effort to Educate Employers on Expanded Talent Pools
Local advocacy agency dedicated to protecting the rights of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, The Arc of Larimer County, invites employers to a free educational workshop and luncheon focused on expanding talent pools through hiring individuals with disabilities.
Hosted By The Arc of Larimer County in partnership with Easter Seals, Larimer County, Foothills Gateway, and Larimer County Economic and Workforce Development, employers will have access to experts who will educate them on a variety of tactics and tools to implement into hiring processes and the workplace.
During the event, key speakers including Executive Director, Patrick Hackney, and Human Resources Director for Columbine Health Systems, Joyce Saffel will welcome guests and discuss the economic benefits of hiring a diverse workforce that includes people with disabilities.
Wednesday, Nov. 13
The Arc of Larimer County
1721 W Harmony Rd #101
Fort Collins, CO 80526
“We are in a local economy where unemployment is low and emphasis on social sustainability of businesses is high,” says Patrick Hackney, Executive Director for The Arc of Larimer County. “To stay competitive and fill staffing needs, it is important for employers to recognize and value workplace diversity, expand talent pools, and hire people with disabilities.”
Those interested in attending the event may RSVP at arclc.org/hire.
About The Arc of Larimer County
The Arc of Larimer County is an advocacy agency dedicated to protecting the rights of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. The Arc of Larimer County works to ensure that all individuals have equal access and are included in every aspect of community life. The Arc of Larimer County believes that the entire community gains when people with intellectual and developmental disabilities are fully included. For more information on The Arc of Larimer County, visit www.TheArcOfLarimerCounty.org.