Boston Bruins Foundation, MDSC and others join forces to raise awareness about lack of employment opportunities
BOSTON, Sept. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Massachusetts Down Syndrome Congress will be launching its new public awareness campaign, Your Next Star, on Oct. 1, aimed at opening the eyes of employers to the power of people with Down syndrome in the workplace. Two years in the making, Your Next Star came about because of our increasing awareness of the challenges facing adults with Down syndrome looking for meaningful work opportunities in their communities.
KICKOFF/PRESS CONFERENCE FOR YOUR NEXT STAR CAMPAIGN
Thursday Oct. 1 | 11 a.m.
Boston Bruins Foundation
West End Room
At the press conference on October 1, the website, www.yournextstar.com, will be officially unveiled, including the centerpiece video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tI7czCgeehY – EMBARGOED UNTIL OCT. 1
The event takes place at the Boston Bruins Foundation on the first day of National Down Syndrome Awareness Month and Down Syndrome Awareness Month in the Commonwealth as declared by official proclamation by Governor Charlie Baker.