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Employment Through an ADA Lens

For many people with a disability, 'the desire to be productive, independent, contributing members of society remains strong.' Jewish Community Services helps them get jobs.

By Mary Blake, Senior Manager, Career Services

February is Jewish Disabilities Awareness Month. 

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was enacted in 1990 to prevent discrimination based on disability.  Its scope was broad reaching, covering employment, telecommunications, public transportation, and other public facilities.  It made a big impact on my career as I have spent the last 20+ years helping people find work. Many of those people also happened ... Read more

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