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VPI Members Get Introduced to Spanish

Veronica Utschig, a Spanish translator with Outagamie County, brought the language to life at VPI, Inc., where she imparted basic Spanish vocabulary to clients. This event, held in the Spectrum Training Room, not only enriched the skills of attendees, but also fostered inclusivity and community engagement. Utschig introduced herself to the group. Born in Mexico VPI Members Get Introduced to Spanish

Empowering All Through Inclusive Apparel

A little over one year ago, our clients had the opportunity to tour Eagle Graphics, one of our apparel and promotional product partners. During this tour, clients were provided the opportunity to create their own t-shirts by screen printing! This hands-on tour experience inspired and intrigued our clients to learn more about similar work environments, Empowering All Through Inclusive Apparel

VPI Members Experience Behind-the-Scenes Magic at Fox 11

Members of VPI, Inc. embarked on an outing to the studios of WLUK-Fox TV. The excursion, a part of the organization’s Community Inclusion initiative, offered participants a glimpse into the inner workings of one of Green Bay’s television stations. Led by Kimberly Krejcarek from WLUK-Fox TV, the VPI members went on a comprehensive tour of the studio VPI Members Experience Behind-the-Scenes Magic at Fox 11

Green Bay Rockers Engage VPI Community Ahead of June Outing

Trevor Amerson, the ticket sales manager for the Green Bay Rockers, made a special visit to VPI, Inc last week. The Rockers, a prominent team in the Northwoods League, are gearing up for a showdown against the Minnesota Mud Puppies on June 20. Members of VPI, Inc are attending the game as part of their Green Bay Rockers Engage VPI Community Ahead of June Outing

Spotlighting Graduates’ Triumphs and Program Milestones in our Skills for Work Program

Last week, we celebrated the graduation of 13 students from our Skills for Work program. Skills for Work is a semester long program, containing two weeks of classroom activities to help students gain skills before entering job opportunities. These activities include the Skills to Pay the Bills curriculum, job readiness training (mock interviews, resume writing), as well Spotlighting Graduates’ Triumphs and Program Milestones in our Skills for Work Program

2024’s First Success Story!

On January 2nd, Justin K. became our New Year’s success story! Justin was awarded a VPI Al Briggs award for his hard work and amazing progress accomplished in one of our 8 employment service programs, Pre-Employment and Exploration. Joining our Pre-Employment and Exploration program just last year, he initially showed a very quiet and reserved 2024’s First Success Story!

3 Reasons Community Contribution is Essential to Non-Profits

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In a world where the cost of everything seems to be on the rise, we, like many other non-profits, are needing to fight harder and with less resources to achieve our mission. We fight passionately to empower individuals with disabilities or disadvantages, dedicated to helping them attain the independence they aspire to achieve. At the 3 Reasons Community Contribution is Essential to Non-Profits

Empowering Communities and Breaking Records: Unraveling VPI’s Workforce Solutions and Their Record-Breaking Month

Last month marked a record-breaking achievement for VPI’s Workforce Solutions team. Alongside the incredible individuals VPI’s Workforce Solutions team had the opportunity to work with, they successfully completed 1,307.9 hours of job coaching—a milestone surpassing any previous monthly record. VPI’s Workforce Solutions, with its recent milestone of 1,307.9 hours of job coaching, is more than Empowering Communities and Breaking Records: Unraveling VPI’s Workforce Solutions and Their Record-Breaking Month

Celebrating and Recognizing the Importance of Disability Employment Awareness Month: Promoting Inclusivity in the Workplace

October marks the observance of Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM), a time to recognize and celebrate the invaluable contributions of individuals with disabilities in the workforce. This annual event, established in 1945 by President Truman, encourages employers and communities to embrace diversity and foster a more inclusive work environment. Keep reading to learn more about Celebrating and Recognizing the Importance of Disability Employment Awareness Month: Promoting Inclusivity in the Workplace

Stories of Success: Landen

With our clients, we encourage getting involved in the community and learning more about ourselves. This month, we’d like to celebrate Landen’s success! Landen was a Project Search graduate from 2022 who was anxious to get a job. Within a year, Landen found a career he wanted to pursue! During a community inclusion outing, Landen Stories of Success: Landen

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