Three Ways to Give on GivingTuesday

November 29, 2021

Join the movement! Generosity gives everyone the power to make a positive change in the lives of others and is a fundamental value anyone can act on. Please consider helping AAW in one of three ways. We appreciate your support.

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AAW continues to stay on course with our mission, despite challenging times

August 26, 2021

It has been quite the journey over the last year and a half… Since the onset of COVID-19, AAW has stayed on course with our mission while navigating many bumps in the road. The first of these bumps was maintaining safe work environments for all AAW staff and clients. This took dedication from our team…

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Three ways companies can support disability inclusion and boost innovation

May 21, 2021

More than 1.3 billion people live with some form of disability, representing at least 17% of the global population. This article from the World Economic Forum talks about three ways business leaders can strategically embed disability inclusion in their organizations. Read Full Story >  

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Can disability inclusion strengthen your workforce?

April 24, 2021

YES! According to Gene Boes, president and CEO of Northwest Center in Seattle, inclusion benefits business profitability, workplace climate and operation. Many businesses struggle with similar, complex problems — including attrition, absenteeism, productivity and quality. Read the Full Story >

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As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, our clients and our team are still hard at work

March 30, 2021

After some time away from the job due to #COVID19 restrictions, John is back at work at Fred Meyer like he never missed a beat! Here he is with his AAW Job Coach, April, collecting and organizing carts in the parking lot. Learn more and partner with us at Abilities at Work!  

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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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