National Endowment for the Arts and Art Beyond Sight: Navigating Your Arts Career
Submitted by Michael Cruse on June 15, 2019 - 9:20am
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Join the National Endowment for the Arts and Art Beyond Sight on June 19, 2019, from 3:00-4:15 p.m. ET, for the second in a series of six webinars promoting careers in the arts for people with disabilities. This webinar series is part of a toolkit designed to help expand employment and career development opportunities for disabled people as artists and cultural workers, which will be launched later this year.
This webinar, "Navigating Your Arts Career: Resources and Financial Tools for People with Disabilities," will address some of the barriers people with disabilities find when pursuing a career in the arts. Hear a panel of experts address the burning questions people with disabilities have when seeking careers in the arts, including how to maintain crucial public benefits while working in the arts or how to transition to work. Join experts for an interactive discussion that will answer these questions and provide valuable resources. Click here to register for the webinar.
Host: Andy Arias, actor and Policy Advisor, Office of Disability Employment Policy, U.S. Department of Labor
Speakers will include:
- Lara Green, LCSW, Social Work Supervisor, Western Region, The Actors Fund
- Robert Pfaff, Director of the Office of Employment Support in the Office of Research, Demonstration and Employment Support (ORDES), Social Security Administration
- Miranda Kennedy, M.P.P., Director of the ABLE National Resource Center, National Disability Institute
- Angela Rockwood, actress, model, entrepreneur, and Executive Producer and star of "Push Girls
Click here to register for the webinar and please share this information with your colleagues and others in the arts and culture field. We have also included sample social media posts for your consideration.