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ODEP's 10th Anniversary Celebration — Real People. Real Impact.


Time and Location

December 14, 2011
2-3:00 p.m.
Reception to follow
U.S. Department of Labor
The Great Hall
Washington, D.C.

Welcome and Introduction of Special Guests

  • Seth D. Harris
    Deputy Secretary of Labor
  • Tom Harkin
    U.S. Senator from Iowa and chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions
  • Steny Hoyer
    U.S. Congressman from Maryland and House Democratic Whip
  • Kareem Dale
    Associate Director, White House Office of Public Engagement & Special Assistant to the President for Disability Policy

Opening Remarks

Our Past


  • Anthony "Tony" Coelho
    Former U.S. Congressman from California, primary sponsor of the American's with Disabilities Act, and Chairman of the former President's Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities (PCEPD)
  • Rebecca "Becky" Ogle
    Executive director of the former Task Force on Employment of Adults with Disabilities

Former and present ODEP Assistant Secretaries Discuss Accomplishments

Department of Labor Deputy Secretary, Seth Harris speaks with ODEP's three Senate Confirmed ODEP Assistant Secretaries:

Closing Remarks