More than 120 people will pack the Kauffman Foundation Conference Center Monday for a career fair.
But this fair is unique. It centers around Kansas Citians with disabilities.
Organizers say 70 percent of people with disabilities in the metro are unemployed.
"People with disabilities want to be treated no differently than any other person,” said event organizer Brian Ellefson. “They want to be given the same opportunities."
So on Monday, disabled job seekers will have the chance to learn how to succeed in an interview and beyond.
The event culminates with a job fair Monday afternoon featuring a dozen local companies.
Ellefson knows first-hand the extra obstacles people with disabilities face when looking for a job.
"It was challenging (for me to obtain a job being disabled) I experienced some barriers, but i didn't let it stop me."
The event begins at 8:30 a.m. and is free for job seekers.
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