'DREAM' job fair to connect people with disabilities to employer - Tucson News Now

'DREAM' job fair to connect people with disabilities to employers

(Source: Raycom News Network) (Source: Raycom News Network)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Job seekers with disabilities can connect with dozens of potential employers at an upcoming job fair in Tucson. 

Tucson has an estimated 35,000 unemployed people with disabilities, according to a press release about the event. 

The DREAM Job Fair is put on by a coalition of nonprofits and government agencies to help people with disabilities find meaningful work.

The coalition works to promote helpful activities during DREAM - which stands for Disability & Rehabilitation Employment Awareness Month - every October. 

Close to 60 businesses will be at the job fair, including Best Buy, Citi Group and the University of Arizona. 

The DREAM Job Fair will take place Wednesday, Oct. 12 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Tucson Convention Center, located at 260 S. Church Ave. 

Any and all skills are welcome. 

Job seekers are encouraged to dress professionally and bring extra copies of their resume to share. 

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