Sunday on DC Dialogue: Employment for People with Disabilities

DCD on set with Kiernan Dec 2013

Tune in this Sunday morning for the latest episode of DC Dialogue on New England Cable News.  This month, Jim Brett, John Hailer, and Eileen Curran discuss the importance of providing employment opportunities to people with disabilities.

In the first segment, we’re joined by Dr. William Kiernan, Director of the Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI) at UMass Boston.  Dr. Kiernan discusses the tremendous impact of employment opportunities for people with disabilities, for both the employee and the employer.  We take a look at how organizations like ICI and Best Buddies are helping to match people with disabilities with jobs.

Later in the show, Jim and John discuss the recent federal budget compromise, the latest on the implementation of the affordable care act, and the most recent unemployment numbers.

DC Dialogue
Sunday, December 15, 2013
10:00 – 10:30 a.m.
New England Cable News (NECN)

You can also watch the show online on NECN’s website, and Comcast subscribers can watch it OnDemand!

img_side
mask_sidebar
Recently from the Blog

November 24 Weekly Round-Up: NEC Members Contribute to COVID-19 Crisis Response

11/24/2020 | Read Post

MassDevelopment Issues Bond for New Perkins School Building and Dorm

11/19/2020 | Read Post

In the News

NEC Elects Six Respected Regional Business Leaders to Board of Directors

09/28/2020 | Read Press Release

NEC Announces 2020 New Englanders of the Year

08/25/2020 | Read Press Release