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Job seekers and job developers meet up at the 2009 Unison in Industries Conference.

Save the Date! November 12, 2009. Palo Alto, CA.

8:30 am – 4:00 pm
For program details and registration, go to www.unisoninindustries.org

Unison in Industries brings together employers, job seekers, service providers, and vendors to expand employment opportunities for individuals with barriers to…

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Northern California Entertainment and Recreation Listing August 14, 2009

This listing is compiled by the Vision Loss Resource Center at the LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired. It is compiled weekly as a service to the blind and visually impaired community of Northern California. If you have meeting or event information that would be appropriate for inclusion in this list please email…

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DOJ announces targeted goals to hire persons with disabilities

Read a transcript (on the Deaf Netwrok of Texas blog) of a recent Department of Justice announcement regarding targeted goals to hire people with disabilites. The transcript includes many vlauble direct links to apply online for DOJ jobs and an explanation of the applicant proces. It also includes a May 2009 memorandum on the…

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Testimonials about accessible voting machines in the 2008 election.

AAPD and the US Government Accountability Office are looking for testimonials about voting in the 2008 Elections.  The power of real stories from real people is undeniable and will be very important in upcoming conversations about changes in voting technology.

We are particularly interested in stories of people who were able to vote privately and…

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Magnifier Mayhem! At the LightHouse store…

 Tired of squinting at those hard-to-read forms and files? Sick of straining at the wavy lines in your textbook? Need a solution? Look no further!

This month at Adaptations, all hand-held Magnifiers are 10 percent off! What you see is what you get with these pocket-size wonders.
 
Hurry in to Adaptations today! We’re open Monday through…

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LightHouse Lantern headlines for August 2009

The Lantern - August 2009
 
 The Lantern is free to the community we serve: blind and visually impaired individuals and their families and friends.
 
Donations are always welcome. For information about donating to the LightHouse, please call us at 415-431-1481 or e-mail us at giving@lighthouse-sf.org.

 

To subscribe to the Lantenr via email, write to Lantern@lighthouse-sf.org.

Photo: The new Louis…

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Northern California Entertainment and Recreation Listing August 7, 2009

This listing is compiled by the Vision Loss Resource Center at the LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired. This list is compiled weekly as a service to the blind and visually impaired community of Northern California. If you have meeting or event information that would be appropriate for inclusion in this list please email…

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Monthly Saturday Yoga Series at the LightHouse: Spine and Breath

CREATING NEW & MORE MOVEMENT WITH YOUR SPINE & BREATH

Presented by Gabbriella & Nancy 3:30 - 5:30

Saturday, August 8, 2009 at 214 Van Ness Avenue in San Francisco

CREATE NEW & IMPROVED MOVEMENT OF THE SPINE - with movement and our beautiful breath. The spine needs movement to lubricate the joints and provide nutrition to…

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Job Opening: Vocational Instructor, Culinary Arts

STATE OF CALIFORNIA
OPEN EXAMINATION FOR

VOCATIONAL INSTRUCTOR, CULINARY ARTS

DEPARTMENT OF REHABILITATION OPEN EXAMINATION
FINAL FILE DATE:  August 31, 2009

An equal opportunity employer to all regardless of race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age or sexual orientation.

EXAMINATION BASE: DEPARTMENTAL OPEN FOR:
DEPARTMENT OF REHABILITATION

SPOT: ALBANY, CA   SPOT CODE: 0102

WHO CAN…

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