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‘Faith, Family and Future’ Frame Discussions at 13th Annual Northeastern U.S. Conference on Disability

‘Faith, Family and Future’ Frame Discussions at 13th Annual Northeastern U.S. Conference on Disability
Most Rev. Joseph E. Kurtz, Archbishop of Louisville, Kentucky, gives the afternoon keynote address.

The archbishop of Louisville, Kentucky, two Canadian authors, employers and representatives from national, state and local organizations discussed their perspectives on employment, transition and independent living at the 13th Annual Northeastern U.S. Conference on disAbility held on campus Oct. 29. 

The daylong conference, entitled “Faith, Family and Future Rehabilitation with Results,” featured a keynote address from Most Reverend Joseph E. Kurtz, D.D., president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and archbishop of Louisville, Kentucky. The archbishop, who discussed disability from a faith-based perspective and what he calls “the joy of Georgie,” is known as an advocate for persons with disabilities and for his lifelong devotion to his brother, Georgie, who had Down syndrome. He is a long-time friend of Edward R. Leahy ’68, who, together with his wife, Patricia, served as honorary chair of the conference. 

The conference’s other presentations and panel discussions focused on employment resources and opportunities for persons with disabilities.

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