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Columbus “Hub of Opportunity” Receives an Additional $250,000 Appropriation in 2018 from Utah State Legislature

Columbus “Hub of Opportunity” Receives an Additional $250,000 Appropriation in 2018 from Utah State Legislature

(Salt Lake City, UT) Columbus Community Center, a nonprofit organization that provides support services for individuals with disabilities, has recently been approved for an additional $250,000 appropriation through the Utah Legislature’s Business, Economic Development, and Labor (BEDL) Sub-appropriation Committee. With $250,000 in 2016, 2017 and 2018, this now totals $750,000 in appropriations thanks to these Utah […]

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Dignity Through Work Recognition Event

Dignity Through Work Recognition Event

Save the Date Nov. 1! Join Us at the 11th Annual Dignity Through Work Recognition Event! Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2016 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Little America Hotel Salt Lake City, Utah REGISTRATION LINK: Register Here Breakfast will be served. No charge for the event, but RSVPs are required. To RSVP or inquire about sponsorship opportunities, […]

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January 13 Symposium Brings Together Workforce, Nonprofit, Civic, and Academic Leaders to Discuss the Economics of Disabilities

January 13 Symposium Brings Together Workforce, Nonprofit, Civic, and Academic Leaders to Discuss the Economics of Disabilities

PHILADELPHIA – What: The Global Interdependence Center and Columbus Community Center will host the third installment in their Bottom Line of Disabilities series on January 13, 2016 at the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia. “Autism in the Workforce: Identifying Obstacles and Leveraging Innovation” will convene corporate and civic leaders, advocates, and industry professionals to explore […]

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Families Facing the ‘Cliff’: The Challenges Faced by Young Adults with Disabilities Negotiating Transition from School to Employment

Families Facing the ‘Cliff’: The Challenges Faced by Young Adults with Disabilities Negotiating Transition from School to Employment

By Stephanie Mackay, Director of Development, Columbus Community Center Originally Published on January 6th, 2015 by the Global Interdependence Center There are two statistics that keep me up at night and motivate me to get to work the next morning: As of November 2015, the labor force participation rate was 68.3% for adults without disabilities compared […]

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