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Youth for Inclusion: Engaging Community Partners Through Inclusive Employment

Engaging Community Partners Through Inclusive Employment. Youth for Inclusion Speaker Series #1. January 25, 2022. 6:30pm - 8:30pm. Guest speakers: Ryan Gordon (inclusive employer at Pro Hockey Life Edmonton) and Kim Guay (parent and advocate)

Inclusion Alberta’s Youth for Inclusion initiative invites youth aged 16-22 to join a virtual guest speaker event on inclusive employment! Hear first-hand experiences from both personal and professional perspectives on how building community partnerships and increasing social capital through inclusive employment has created positive changes for people with developmental disabilities. Participants will also have the opportunity to engage in facilitated discussion following the speakers presentations.

Guest Speakers : Ryan Gordon (inclusive employer at ProHockey Life Edmonton) and Kim Guay (parent and advocate)

Topics will include:

• The importance, benefits and risks of developing community connections

• Things to consider when approaching possible community partners in employment

• Creating meaningful employment


For assistance with registration, please contact Kevin Veenstra at 780-231-4934 or kveenstra@inclusionalberta.org

January 25, 2022
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm