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

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

(Salt Lake City, UT) Columbus Community Center, a nonprofit organization that provides support services for individuals with disabilities, has been approved for a $250,000 appropriation through the Utah Legislature’s Business, Economic Development, and Labor (BEDL) Sub-appropriation Committee. The appropriation supports Columbus’s “Hub of Opportunity,” a transit-oriented development (TOD) that will offer a new level of […]

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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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Columbus Featured in Zion’s Banks Speaking on Business Radio Program

Columbus Featured in Zion’s Banks Speaking on Business Radio Program

Columbus was honored to be featured on the October 19th edition of Zions Bank’s radio program, Speaking on Business®. The program highlights diverse businesses throughout Idaho and Utah and is hosted by Chris Redgrave. Listen to the program below: To learn more about Speaking on Business® visit www.speakingonbusiness.com

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