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Join Us For Our Next General Membership Meeting:

The Silicon Valley Industry Liaison Group (SVILG) invites you to our general membership meeting on:

From Compliant to Effective:

A Forum on Developing Strategic Affirmative Action Plans for

Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities

Attend this interactive forum with colleagues from across the Bay Area to collaborate and dialogue on the leading practices, resources, and opportunities that federal contractors have in developing their next affirmative action plans for individuals with disabilities and veterans. We will focus on core areas including building an inclusive strategy for your employee survey for individuals with disabilities and evaluating effective action-oriented programs.

Plus, we will be joined by Gregory Smith, OFCCP’s Pacific Region Operations

and our local Department of Rehabilitation.

Space is limited. Please RSVP today!

Date: Wednesday, May 7, 2014 from 8:30 AM to 12:00 Noon

Hosted by: Qualcomm – 3165 Kifer Road – Building B,  Santa Clara CA 95051

RSVP by Wednesday, April 30 to Lily Casha at lcasha@qualcomm.com.

Please provide your full name, organization/company name, and country of citizenship in your RSVP.

Also, if you are in need of an accommodation, please send requests/questions to

Lily Casha, email lcasha@qualcomm.com no later than Monday, April 28.

To be removed from future SVILG mailings, please email lauriaurbanejo@yahoo.com

Silicon Valley Industry Liaison Group (SVILG)



Additional events of interest to EEO/AAP professionals:

April 17 - Why Does the Wage Gap Exist & What Can We Do About It?

Join the Bay Area Equal Pay Collaborative for a panel presentation on the wage gap. Speakers will address the wage gap in public and private workplaces, navigate legal remedies, discuss strategies in specific cases, and develop best practices for employers.

Location:            San Jose

Registration:       http://wagegap2014.eventbrite.com

June 23 - OFCCP's Diversity in Tech 2

Learn how to increase the representation of veterans and workers with disabilities in STEM fields and learn about OFCCP’s updated disability and veterans regulations.

Location: Oracle, Redwood Shores

Registration: TBA


 What is the Silicon Valley Industry Liaison Group (SVILG)?

We are a partnership of government and industry Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA) Professionals striving to positively change the equal opportunity employment climate in Silicon Valley. We desire to make a difference by providing a forum for members to raise questions, discuss real issues, exchange ideas and solutions, and receive information on EEO/AA trends and legislation.

Employers, Government, Community, Working Toward One Ultimate Goal: Fairness and Equality in the Workplace