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Tuesday Employment Workshop

Every Tuesday afternoon, the Employment program hosts a workshop open to all of our active job seekers. The workshop is lead by our Employment Specialist, and focuses on employment skills and employment-related life skills. 72 more words

A Combination of the Two Best Things

Mingus is a funny, compassionate, and driven Minneapolis resident. He worked at Lunds for over 10 years while earning his Associate’s Degree of Liberal Arts but knew he wanted to give more back to his community. 464 more words

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GATE Program paves way out of sheltered workshops

A program developed by ADRS-Supported Employment and the Alabama Department of Mental Health (ADMH) is preparing adults with significant disabilities for competitive employment.

The GATE (gaining access to employment) Program is for individuals who have previously worked in sheltered workshops. 330 more words

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Field Notes: Dwight's At Work, So You Can Play

If you’ve set foot in Marymoor Park, you have experienced Dwight’s handiwork.

Dwight is a member of your Marymoor Park staff, who are tasked with keeping that massive park clean, safe and open for everyone to enjoy. 116 more words

200 Parks

Q&A with Goodwill Partner Cheryl Osborn of Casco Contractors

We recently had the opportunity to connect with Cheryl Osborne, owner of Casco Contractors, Inc. in Irvine, one of the amazing community partners that supports Goodwill of Orange County’s mission through the em… 512 more words

Goodwill Of Orange County

Best Buddies CA Celebrates National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Dear Friend;

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, or #NDEAM, as you may have seen trending on social media platforms. October 2015 marks the 70th anniversary of this campaign, which raises critical awareness about disability employment issues and celebrates America’s workers with disabilities. 851 more words

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