March 25, 2021
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Virtual - Zoom
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Our guests of honor are Jennifer Stewart - Founder, Breaking Expectations and Aryn Taylor - Grant Writer, Analyst, Evaluator for the Colorado Office of Employment First.
Jennifer is the founder of Breaking Expecations and is a Department of Education Liaison/Contractor supporting the school system. Previously, Jennifer was the statewide transition director for Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission and has worked with young adults with disabilities over the past ten years providing vocational counseling, program development and evaluation.
Aryn is the Grant Writer, Analyst, and Evaluator for the Colorado Office of Employment First. Her current work focuses on expanding competitive integrated employment opportunities for all people with disabilities in Colorado. She is developing sustainability and evaluation plans and programs to monitor Employment First practices and principles.
The Colorado Office of Employment First will bring awareness to the system change efforts happening here in Colorado and to engage in a conversation around what is happening in your worlds of work for diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). The Colorado Office of Employment first is new to Colorado following legislation that made Colorado an Employment First state. Employment First is a philosophy and now a law that employment is the first and preferred outcome for individuals with disabilities.Come join the MarchLunch Lab to learn about the systematic efforts and partnerships that are occurring here in our communities.
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