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"Breaking Tradition — Planning and Organizing a Conference on Education and Employment Opportunities"

In this article from the Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, Robert Jones, a professor at LaGuardia Community College, examines a number of the considerations that are involved in designing and holding a conference aimed at addressing the employment needs of women with visual impairments. In doing so, Jones presents a case study that describes the planning and realization of a November 6, 1982 conference that was put together with the cooperation of different organizations and CUNY colleges. Leading the efforts from within CUNY were LaGuardia's representatives on the planning committee. The college 's commitment to meeting the needs of underserved student populations quickly became a defining characteristic of LaGuardia's Continuing Education division in its early years.

Source | Khan, Fern
Creator | Jones, Robert
Date Created | June 1983
Rights | Obtain From Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness
Item Type | Text (Article / Essay)
Cite This document | Jones, Robert, “"Breaking Tradition — Planning and Organizing a Conference on Education and Employment Opportunities",” CUNY Digital History Archive, accessed November 21, 2017, http://cdha.cuny.edu/items/show/3032.

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