The Kennedy Willis Center 2017 Workforce Summit

October 20, 2017 @ 8:00AM — June 20, 2018 @ 4:00PM

Pathfinder Village's Kennedy Willis Center will host non-profit and business partners to examine solutions to the DSP workforce crisis.

Join regional leaders to discuss workforce issues in healthcare & human services

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The Kennedy Willis Center at Pathfinder Village, working with business leaders, and educational and non-profit partners, will host the 2017 Workforce Summit on Friday, October 20, 2017 at Pathfinder Village. To learn more, please visit the Pathfinder Village website.The Workforce Summit will frame the current work environment in healthcare and human services, and feature Hamdi Ulukaya, Founder & CEO of Chobani, Inc., as the luncheon keynote speaker.

Presentations will be led by workforce experts Drs. Amy Hewitt and Barbara Kleist, of the University of Minnesota; John Raffaele of the National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals; and non-profit leaders Douglas Bauer from The Scriven Foundation, and Melinda Mack of the New York Association of Training and Employment Professionals.

"The Summit will showcase exemplary programs that are addressing the issue of under-employment by developing viable career paths for youth and unemployed workers. It will also share innovative technologies that support people living with disabilities," said Helen Stepowany, the senior director of the Kennedy Willis Center. "The Summit will cover policy development, action strategies and networking for business and community leaders, educators and health and human service agencies."

To learn more, contact Helen Stepowany at the Kennedy Willis Center at 607-965-8377, ext. 117, or at For registration information, please contact Tracy Aylesworth at ext. 156,

Event Location
Pathfinder Village Gymnasium
Pathfinder Village
3 Chenango Road
Edmeston, NY 13335-2314
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