Monday, June 8th served as the perfect opportunity for advocacy in action as Goodwill participant, James Harley, testified in front of Hamilton County's Tax Levy Review Committee.
compelling testimony in support of the Hamilton County Board of MR/DD's
upcoming tax levy, appeared to be persuasive to the panel of more than 10 review committee members.
James currently serves as the Secretary for Ohio Valley Goodwill's Consumer Advisory Council (CAC), and has become quite a spokesperson and advocate on behalf of individuals with disabilities.
"I am thrilled that James was willing to share his important testimony with the Review Committee," said Leslie McCurley, Asst. Director of Rehabilitation Services.
The testimony that James
wrote and presented includes the following comments:
My name is James Harley
from Ohio Valley Goodwill Industries