HCC VAST Academy hosts documentary screening, panel discussion, resource fair on inclusive hiring
Sep 11, 2018
Houston Community College will host the screening of “25 Prospect Street,” the story of how a former teacher transformed an abandoned bank into a state-of-the-art movie palace that provides unprecedented opportunities for people with disabilities. Houston is one of 15 cities chosen to screen the film and HCC’s VAST Academy is one of the hosts of the September 15 event.
Who: HCC VAST Academy
VAST Academy alumni
Director Kaveh Taherian
Producer and native Texan Andrew Richey
Texas Workforce Commission
U.S. Social Security Administration
Family 2 Family Network
Special Olympics Texas
What: Screening of "25 Prospect Street," panel discussion, community resource fair on inclusive hiring
Where: HCC West Houston Institute, 2811 Hayes Rd, Houston, TX 77082
When: Saturday, September 15, 2018 (Doors will open at 1 p.m. for the resource fair and the movie screening begins at 2 p.m.)
HCC's VAST Academy provides post-secondary transition programs and comprehensive support services, which lead to meaningful credentials, employment and independence for differently-abled individuals. Opportunities include vocational certificates, pre-college and freshman success bridge courses, career readiness credentials, internships and employment assistance offered through an inclusive, relevant and affordable avenue.
Tickets are $12 and may be purchased here.