CSUSB site of 2019 Inland Empire Disabilities Conference on March 28
San Bernardino, CA – Cal State San Bernardino will be the site of the 2019 Inland Empire Disabilities Conference on Thursday, March 28.
The event, “To Serve Me, You Must Know Me,” presented by the Inland Empire Disabilities Collaborative, will take place at the university’s Yasuda Center beginning at 9 a.m. CSUSB’s College of Education, its Rehabilitation Counseling Program, the Ability Sports & Education Festival (formerly the DisAbility Sports Festival), as well as CSUSB Parking and Transportation Services, are helping to sponsor the conference.
The free conference will provide training to 150 professionals who advocate for and provide services to approximately 450,000 seniors and persons with disabilities who live in the Inland Empire counties of San Bernardino and Riverside.
According to the event page, “The IEDC’s goal is to bring together bright minds to give talks that are idea-focused on a wide range of subjects specific to the disability and senior communities, to foster learning, inspiration, wonder and provoke conversations that matter.”
The Inland Empire Disabilities Cooperative, led by the Inland Empire Health Plan and Loma Linda University PossAbilities, was launched in 2006 as a networking tool, and it brings together more than 900 service providers from regional organizations that serve people with disabilities and seniors.
To register online for the free conference, go to the 2019 IEDC Conference – To Serve Me, You Must Know Me webpage on Eventbrite.
Also, visit the Inland Empire Disabilities Cooperative website to learn more about its programs.
About Cal State San Bernardino
California State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Opened in 1965 and set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually. The university offers more than 70 traditional baccalaureate and master’s degree programs, education credential and certificate programs, and a doctorate program in educational leadership. Every one of its academic programs that is eligible has earned national accreditation. CSUSB reflects the dynamic diversity of the region and has the most diverse student population of any university in the Inland Empire. More than 80 percent of those who graduate are the first in their families to do so.