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SRC and OVR: Invitation to attend focus group meetings

(Press Release) — The State Rehabilitation Council and the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, in partnership with San Diego State University Research Foundation’s Interwork Institute, will be conducting their triennial comprehensive statewide needs assessment project, with focus group meetings scheduled for Oct. 24-27, in Saipan, Tinian, and Rota.

Focus group meeting schedules by groups:

People with disabilities

Saipan: Oct. 24 & 25, 2017 (pick a date), from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the multi-purpose center

Tinian: Oct. 26, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Northern Marianas College

Rota: Oct. 27, 2017, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Sinapolo Youth Center

Community partners

Saipan: Oct. 24 & 25, 2017 (pick a date), from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the multi-purpose center

Tinian: Oct. 26, 2017, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Northern Marianas College

Rota: Oct. 27, 2017, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sinapolo Youth Center

Employers

Saipan: Oct. 24 & 25, 2017 (pick a date), from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the multi-purpose center

Tinian: Oct. 26, 2017, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Northern Marianas College

Rota: Oct. 27, 2017, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Sinapolo Youth Center

The purpose of the needs assessment project is to identify the rehabilitation needs of people with disabilities residing in the CNMI, and to assess the performance of the vocational rehabilitation program in meeting those needs.

Employers comprise a new category, and dialogue with this group will center around their business needs and opportunities for inclusion and innovation.

Please join Dr. Chaz Compton, Ed.D., CRC in a lively conversation about diversity and disability employment.

If you require an accommodation to participate in a focus group meeting, please make arrangements by calling Elvira Seman at OVR at 322-6537/38 no later than Oct. 17, 2017. Thank you.

For more information, please contact:

Office of Vocational Rehabilitation

P.O. Box 501521

Saipan, MP 96950

Navy Hill, Buildings N2 & N4

Voice: 322-6537/38

TTY: 322-6449

Fax: 322-6548

Email: nmidir@ovrgov.net

Website: www.ovrgov.net