HUB of Opportunity is now OPEN

Columbus Community Center and Housing Connect Virtually Celebrate the Opening of Hub of Opportunity – Salt Lake’s Inclusion and Affordable Housing Crown Jewel The Hub of Opportunity is now open as Salt Lake’s newest innovative transit-oriented commercial and residential development for accessible and affordable housing. The project brings together a unique combination of community living,…

Maintaining critical services

Maintaining Critical Services at a Difficult Time With the thoughtful guidance of Zions Bank, Columbus has been able to navigate and successfully obtain funding from the Payroll Protection Program. The funding we received has allowed us to maintain staff and continue to provide critical services for individuals with disabilities. Zions Bank’s concern for our community…

2019 Dignity through Work

Thank you to our guests, sponsors, donors, and volunteers of the 2019 Dignity through Work event! The breakfast did not fail to uplift, inspire and move the audience. From government and business leaders to workplace heroes and Santa Claus, this event was filled with encouragement and the spirit of achievement. Bob Evans, Fox 13 News…

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…

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…