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AUCD - Plenary C: Federal Initiatives to Promote Diversity, Reduce Discrimination, and Address Disparities

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Wednesday, November 20, 2013 9:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Location: Renaissance Ballroom

Session Description

Plenary Panel

This interactive panel will explore the interaction of diversity and disabilities. Speakers will share federal initiatives related to reducing discrimination and health disparities and increasing civil rights and equality for people with disabilities and other diverse populations

  • The Honorable Chai Feldblum, Commissioner: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • The Honorable Patricia Shiu, Director: Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, US Department of Labor
  • Rebecca Bond, Chief, Civil Rights Division, Disability Rights Section, Department of Justice
  • Vincent A. Campbell, PhD, Associate Director for Disability Inclusion and Public Health, CDC
  • Moderator: Andy Imparato, Executive Director, AUCD

Invited Speakers

We are hopeful to hear an update on efforts to promote US ratification of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and the activities of the Bipartisan Congressional Disabilities Caucus from these invited speakers: