• November 14, 2011

    by: Beth Lucas

    Passionate Community Members, Responsible Donors

    As responsible community members, we often desire to be a part of something bigger than ourselves.  Whether it is on a local level or a global scale, we experience the need to give back in a meaningful way.  We reach […]

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  • November 3, 2011

    by: Beth Lucas

    Finding the Right Words

    This month, as the end of year approaches, we will be focusing our blog posts on philanthropy, fundraising and ways to impact UCP and the community.  As I considered how to begin this series, I thought about the vehicles I have […]

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  • October 26, 2011

    by: Tammy Gibson Willet

    Finding the Right Fit

    As we have discussed before, the employment programs at UCP operate under a presumption of employability. This is the understanding that there is meaningful work available for every individual that wants to work and that every individual deserves the opportunity […]

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  • October 19, 2011

    by: Tammy Gibson Willet

    Work is Possible!

    People with disabilities represent the single largest minority group seeking employment in today’s market place. Unemployment and poverty, monumental obstacles of their own accord, often accompany other challenges for individuals with disabilities. UCP Community Employment Program operates under a presumption […]

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  • October 12, 2011

    by: Tammy Gibson Willet

    It’s What an Employee CAN Do That is Important!

    Every day, people with disabilities can and do add value to America’s workplaces. However, in both good economic times and bad, people with disabilities have far fewer job opportunities than the general population. By fostering a culture of diversity, or […]

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