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SCV Mayor’s Committee: Year in Review

As the Mayor’s Committee prepares to enter a new year, it becomes important to review the work of the past year with the questions in mind of ‘how did we do’ and ‘where can we do more’. The Committee has been engaged in creating awareness in the business community of...

A Time To Be Thankful

During this month our thoughts turn to winter and harvest, and giving thanks. We also reflect on whether our work has brought about a harvest that benefits individuals with disabilities in the workforce. A news item posted at the JP Morgan Chase website quotes Jim...

MC Disability Employment Awareness Breakfast

On October 9th, the Santa Clarita Valley Mayor’s Committee for Employment of Individuals with Disabilities held their annual breakfast in recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). This year the enjoyable and educational event was entitled...

Facing the Barriers: The SSI Rules

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) has led many people to believe that the barriers to employment of individuals with disabilities are gone, but unfortunately there are some rules that have hindered progress and discouraged the recipients. The truth is that...

Mayor’s Committee Offers a Story of Success

The Mayor’s Committee for Employment of Individuals With Disabilities is made up of individuals who are business leaders, city employees, teachers, advisors, job developers and business owners who employ individuals with disabilities in their businesses. The...