The Bay Area Job Market Today

On June 13 (NOT the usual 1st Saturday!) the AASCEND Job Club will meet via Zoom (link to follow in later email). The online presenters will be Lauran Acevedo of the San Francisco Office of Economic and Workforce Development, and Chase DiFeliciantonio with the SF Chronicle—giving us a look at the SF Job market today as it affects autistic job-seekers in the pandemic era.

Lauran Acevedo is a Senior Business Services Specialist at the Office of Economic & Workforce Development with the City & County of San Francisco. The Business Services team provides no-cost support services to ensure the long term prosperity of both workers and employers in San Francisco. Lauran works closely with employers to learn about their job opportunities and promotes them to San Francisco´s workforce community partners to find local talent.

Chase DiFeliciantonio is a business reporter at The San Francisco Chronicle, where he covers tech culture and labor issues in San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and beyond. His coverage has focused on workplace safety and issues around unemployment during the coronavirus pandemic. Chase has degrees in journalism and history from Loyola University Chicago and is a fifth generation San Franciscan.

Naturally, attendees on the spectrum will offer their experience and perspectives throughout the program. Bring your questions! Zoom instructions will follow in a later email, which will also contain the needed link.

Who: Adults on the autism spectrum, families, mentors and professionals all welcome. For more information, please contact:
When: Sat June 13, 10am – 11am (approx)
Where: Online via Zoom. URL and password will be emailed.