Santa Clarita Valley Mayor’s Committee
EDUCATE EMPOWER EMPLOY
Employment for Individuals with Disabilities
A MESSAGE FROM THE MAYOR
As Mayor of Santa Clarita, I am proud of the continued work of the SCV Mayor’s Committee and I wholeheartedly support its mission to ensure individuals with disabilities have access to employment opportunities in Santa Clarita. The City of Santa Clarita’s own hiring practices are in line with the Committee’s mission and the City provides grants to the Committee to further its work in our community. Through the noble work of this Committee, barriers to employment for individuals with disabilities are being torn down and our residents are receiving the resources and support needed to be successful in the workplace.
Bill Miranda, Mayor of Santa Clarita
Bill Miranda is an Air Force Veteran, local business owner, motivational speaker, former CEO of the Santa Clarita Valley Latino Chamber of Commerce, published author and a community leader in championing minority causes. He was appointed to the council seat vacated by Dante Acosta in January 2017.
Miranda was born and raised in New York City. He attended military school and went on to serve in the U.S. Air Force. He has a bachelor’s degree in engineering, master’s in management systems and has completed a year of doctorial studies in organizational management. His corporate career includes time with many Fortune 500 companies including IBM, Xerox and Data General. He has lived in Santa Clarita for the last 34 years.
Currently he is president of Bill Miranda Consulting and Editor in Chief of Our Valley Santa Clarita. He has also been a prominent voice in the community, hosting Leadership Starts with You on KHTS, Our Valley Santa Clarita on SCVTV and has served on many non-profit boards.
Originally drawn to Santa Clarita for the high quality of schools it offered for his young daughters, he and his wife Virginia love living here long after their girls have graduated.
Year Elected: 2018 (Appointed January 8, 2017, to Fill Vacancy) / Mayoral Terms: 1 (2021)
What we do
The Santa Clarita Valley Mayor’s Committee for Employment of Individuals with Disabilities seeks to 1. EDUCATE employers on the benefits and social responsibility that come with employing individuals with disabilities. 2. EMPOWER employers to hire individuals with disabilities by providing them with essential information and other resources. 3. Increase EMPLOYMENT in the Santa Clarita Valley by working to reduce barriers to hiring individuals with disabilities.
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DONATE TO THE MAYOR'S COMMITTEE FOR THE EMPLOYMENT OF INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES
When you donate to the SCV Mayor’s Committee for Employment of Individuals with Disabilities, you help us educate employers on the benefit of hiring the disabled, empower the disabled to look for employment and employ those persons with disabilities that seek to join or rejoin the workforce.
With your support, we can offer employers the education and resources needed to hire valuable employees with disabilities and support employees in successful long term job placement throughout the Santa Clarita Valley.
100% of your donation will go directly to support Employment of Individuals with Disabilities. Your donations are tax deductible according to IRS section/code 501(C)(3).
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The Santa Clarita Valley Mayor’s Committee for Employment of Individuals with Disabilities is one of over 30 committees located throughout the state to promote the efforts of the California Governor’s Committee.
The Governor’s Committee was originally established in 1947 to assist disabled veterans to become employed; over time the purpose of the Committee has changed and now focuses on promoting information to affect public attitudes regarding all people with disabilities.
The goals of the Committee include:
- Increasing the number of people with disabilities in the local workforce
- Offering employers the resources needed to hire valuable employees with disabilities
- Increasing disability awareness
- Supporting employers and employees in successful, long-term job placement
- Promoting employment opportunities for people with disabilities
How is my donation used?
Your donation is used to collect, and disseminate information to employers on the benefits of hiring individuals with disabilities. We also provide grants to disabled individuals who need funding for items or activities that can aid them in finding employment.
What types of businesses do you work with?
We work with any business that is interested in adding disabled individuals to their workforce. Our board of directors has facilitated hiring in just about every industry from fast food to warehousing and shipping.
Can I request specific industries for my donation to help?
Do you work with government agencies?
We currently work with the state Department of Rehabilitation, North Los Angeles County Regional Center, The City of Santa Clarita and the William S. Hart School District.
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Santa Clarita Valley Mayor’s Committee
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Mail: P.O. Box 803325, Santa Clarita, CA 91380
We help educate employers on the benefit of hiring the disabled, empower the disabled to look for employment and employ those persons with disabilities that seek to join or rejoin the workforce.