Kaydn Helps has been working at the Heartland Brewery for the last four months. Kaydn has been updating the specials on the chalkboard in two of their locations and he adds names to the celebrity photos at their Port Chester location.
Job Path’s first Art Heist Fundraiser is slated to happen at the Brooklyn Brewery on 5/5/16 starting at 7:30 PM. We are seeking visual art donations including photography, painting, illustrations, and mixed media.
If chosen, you will receive a free ticket to the event which includes admission and unlimited beer. Deadline is February 29th, 2016.
Please consider a donation to our first
Giving Tuesday campaign!
By clicking on the link and making a gift, you can support our Giving Tuesday campaign. Your donation will help ensure that people with developmental disabilities have the opportunity to find jobs and lead independent lives.
You can continue to help spread the word! Forward our campaign and remind friends to make a gift to Job Path and share on your social media accounts.
Congratulations to the New School, one of the winners of an OPWDD Works For Me award, for “demonstrating that employing individuals with developmental disabilities is great for business and these workers are valued members of New York State’s vibrant workforce.” The New School has hired several of Job Path’s graduates and will be honored on October 22 in recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month.
David E. Van Zandt, President of the New School, will also be presenting this year’s Employer of the Year Award to the Brooklyn Roasting Company at our annual benefit on November 17th.
Rayquan Winchester is a part of Job Path’s Urban Innovations project. As an urban Innovator he was an impromptu speaker at a press conference about composting and community gardens at Chenchita’s garden recently. He is seen here with Manhattan Borough President, Gale Brewer. When asked about the experience he said, “It was great!”
Job Path’s theater group, Outside Voices, performed an original play, What If I Were Whole? It catalogues the obstacles the group’s members have faced throughout their lives, as they’ve struggled to gain independence, autonomy and respect. The play was written by the company and spoke directly about what its like to be sidelined. The company performed two nights to a standing room only crowd.
Job Path participated in a World Autism Day event at the United Nations. The call to action for employers featured Job Path’s Randy Richardson who is an assistant para-legal at Mayerson & Associates. Click here to watch a short clip that features more people from Job Path.
Job Path was recently featured on WFUV news’ segment on accessibility. As part of the campaign, Annette Feliciano talks about how she got her job at Shake Shack with the support of Employment Specialist, Ryan Finger. To read the full article and hear the audio clip click here.
Job Path’s 2014 Annual Benefit was co-hosted by Tina Brown & Sir Harold Evans, Robert De Niro & Grace Hightower, and Vicky Ward & Richard Cohen. This year we had a panel discussion, “Nothing Works Like Working”, with parents sharing their experiences of what Job Path has meant for their children. The Employer of the Year was The New School and the award was accepted by President, David E. Van Zandt.
To watch a short clip from the benefit, click on the photo below.