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DOL Office of Disability Employment Policy - Launches Disability Related Challenge

May 25 2012

DOL's Office of Disability Employment Policy has launched its first disability-related application challenge. In announcing the challenge, Assistant Secretary Kathy Martinez said that “using today’s technology, we hope to inspire creative and innovative solutions to the pressing employment-related problems faced by people with disabilities.”
The goal of the app challenge is to promote recruitment resources for employers, develop job training and skill-building tools for job seekers, facilitate employment-related transportation options, and expand Information Communication Technology (ICT) accessibility.

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NVRC Receives Human Rights Award

May 16 2012

The Fairfax County Human Rights Commission presented its 33rd annual Human Rights Awards at a ceremony May 15, 2012, at Fairfax County Government Center’s Forum. The guest speaker was Mr. Greg Scarlatoiu, Executive Director of the Committee for Human Rights in North Korea (HRNK).