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#GivingTuesday – Help AAW Maintain Services Project

December 1, 2020

Our non-profit organization and clients continue to face many challenges during COVID-19 and we are calling on our friends and supporters to help Abilities at Work “Maintain Services”.

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Admin Team Greeting and Update

August 13, 2020

Our Administrative Team wants to say hello through video chat as they continue to support our clients from a safe distance. We miss you!  

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The Disability Rights Movement, 30 Years After The ADA

July 8, 2020

Take a listen to this inspiring NPR podcast about the history of the Americans with Disabilities Act 1990 (ADA) and what it means for people with, and without, disabilities. Listen Now:

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Anthony Green Named New Business Development Coordinator

July 1, 2020

Abilities at Work has named Anthony (Tony) Green as its Business Development Coordinator. As the Business Development Coordinator, Tony sources and cultivates relationships with potential employers in our community to develop job opportunities for our clients. With ten years of experience in social services helping individuals find and keep work Tony’s strength lies in identifying…

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People with disabilities are some of the best employees you can find, so give us a chance

June 18, 2020

“Maybe employers are afraid of me. I can understand that; maybe they look at me and assume that I will need too much help for me to be an effective employee, or that I will get hurt on the job.” Abilities at Work helps prevent this kind of discrimination. We work to ensure our clients…

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Abilities at Work and Social Justice

June 12, 2020

The Staff and Board members of Abilities at Work acknowledge the recent examples of racial injustice in our country and its impact on our local community and beyond.  The news and footage of George Floyd’s death shocked the world, as have other deeply disturbing racist incidents. We are outraged by these events and recognize their…

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Back to Work for Kevin!

June 9, 2020

Kevin doesn’t like missing work. Until the Covid-19 shutdown, he’d barely missed a day at Courtyard Fountains since he started in 2003. After more than two months of quarantine restrictions, Kevin finally got to come back to work this week. He couldn’t be happier 😷😊 AAW connects local businesses with dependable people like Kevin.

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AAW is open — Updates from our Director

June 8, 2020

AAW is open! Our staff have continued their support to the individuals that we serve throughout the COVID 19 Pandemic. We continue to provide Job Coaching to the individuals who have remained at, or returned to their jobs, and are staying in contact with those who have separated from their employers during this time. Staying…

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Thank you to all of our Generous Mask Donors!

June 8, 2020

Special thanks to all of the companies and individuals for their generous donation of fun, colorful masks! Thank you for your help in protecting our staff and the people with disabilities we serve. Agencies Calibration Cornhole Co. Toy & Joy/Compassion in Action Clackamas County (CIACC) Gresham Ford Newberg Mask-R-Aid People Renee Isaacson Marc Grambo Catherine…

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COVID-19 resources to help people with disabilities, their families and the workforce

June 2, 2020
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