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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

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

Celebrating Disability Pride Month

Every year in July, people with disabilities are recognized and honored during Disability Pride Month, a time to reflect on their rights, accomplishments, and experiences. It acts as a forum to promote inclusion and equal opportunities for people with disabilities, fight stigmas, and raise awareness. Thanks to the efforts of disability rights activists, groups, and Celebrating Disability Pride Month

Inclusion Makes Our Community Whole

Steve was reunited, to great fanfare, with former co-workers and friends. Donnie went to the bank for the first time in his adult life. Although not on board at first, Lindsay discovered a new store that she liked very much and vowed to return. To some, these may seem to be mundane experiences. Things that all of us Inclusion Makes Our Community Whole

211 Day Bringing Accessible and Confidential Resources to Light

Governor Evers has proclaimed February 11 as 211 Day in the State of Wisconsin! Started in 2000, this resources has changed countless lives for the better. Keep reading to learn more about what it is, how it works, and the impact it is had in the Fox Cities. What is it? 211 is a free 211 Day Bringing Accessible and Confidential Resources to Light

New Year’s Resolutions to Make You Feel Good by Doing Good in 2023

With the end of the year approaching, New Year’s resolutions will be a topic of thought for most. Although everyone is looking forward to a fresh start in the upcoming new year, it is important to remember why we make goals in the first place, and the lasting effect they can have on us. It New Year’s Resolutions to Make You Feel Good by Doing Good in 2023

Six Local and Accessible Mental Health Resources

Did you know that 1 in 5 individuals are diagnosed with a mental health disorder each year? Even though mental health disorders are so common, finding the right resources to help or provide support isn’t always easy. Here are six local and accessible resources that are free of stigma and judgement: VPI Community Outreach Center Six Local and Accessible Mental Health Resources

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