Empowerment Forum

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4th Annual Empowerment Forum for People with Disabilities Will be held on 8/18 8:30-3:00 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 14 Great Falls Plaza in Auburn. The keynote speaker this year is SSG Travis Mills.

The day will include a panel of individuals who will speak to various transitions in their lives and how they have successfully managed those transitions. The day will also provide an opportunity for people to provide feedback on the various disability service systems.

The event is free for people with disabilities and includes lunch. To learn more about the event or to register, please visit or call Jenn Ardito at 377-7055. Registration is required; please register by 8/11/16. Requests for accommodations must be made by 7/28/16. Requests made after that date cannot be guaranteed, however, every effort will be made to honor the request.

The Empowerment Forum is hosted by the Five+ Council Collaborative, which is made of the following councils: the Statewide Independent Living Council, State Rehabilitation Council for Vocational Rehabilitation, the State Rehabilitation Council for the Division of the Blind & Visually Impaired, the Commission for the Deaf, Hard of Hearing & Late Deafened, the State Workforce Board’s Commission on Disability & Employment, and the Consumer Council System of Maine.