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Due to a lack of transportation options to Employment Horizons and ongoing concerns for safety this morning, Employment Horizons will be CLOSED on Friday, 11/16/2018.

Advocate for the Rights of People with Disabilities

In order to fulfill our mission of assisting people with disabilities and other barriers to employment to meet their employment goals, Employment Horizons looks for ways to advocate for the rights of people with disabilities. We advocate for policies and legislation that advance these rights while also defending against threats to programs and funding of value to our program participants and others with disabilities.

Advocates in Action

In addition to our staff, program participants in our agency-based employment program may choose to participate in our Advocates in Action program, whereby they learn about community resources and how to advocate for their needs as employees and members of the community.

Family Advocacy Committee

Finally, because we need as much support as possible, Employment Horizons has a Family Advocacy Committee that both provides feedback to executive staff and also assists with our advocacy efforts. This committee hosts seminars a few times a year that are open to all family members of our program participants. These seminars are on pertinent topics including legal, housing, and transportation issues.

The November seminar pertaining to Housing Services will be held on Thursday, November 15. For more information, the downloadable flyer is available here.

Get Involved

If you would like to become involved with our Family Advocacy Committee or other advocacy programs, please contact Lisa Montalbano, Director of Development, at 973.538.8822 x212 or lmontalbano@ehorizons.org.

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