How Federal Contractors/Employers Can Effectively Work with Members of the Blind and Visually Impaired Community
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) Columbus Area Office in partnership with Cleveland Sight Center
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance (OFCCP) will provide an overview and inform attendees of their federally protected rights in the workplace. Cleveland Sight Centers Outreach Specialist Tom Sawyer, the Manager of Strategic Partnerships Alicia Howerton, and the Manager of Employment Services and Performance Management, Dawn Jones, will discuss what happens when glasses aren't enough. The team will provide an overview of the agency's programs and services designed to enhance the independence, education, career, and support opportunities of those with vision loss. Dawn will also discuss best practices for recruiting and employing persons with vision loss.