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George’s Story

Before George came to JFS, he was struggling to make ends meet for his growing family. Finding employment was tough with a disability and having recently married, he now had two adolescent kids to provide for. Financially it was a struggle and he knew he needed some help. One of his friends who was volunteering

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Q&A: Karen Malone

INNOVATORS 2020 KEYNOTE SPEAKER KAREN MALONE, FOUNDER & CEO, LITPARK Q: As the Founder and CEO of LitPark, what motivates you to do what you do? A: I’m inspired by platforms like the UN Sustainable Development Goals, that have a comprehensive model for organizations to see the future, and what they need to do to

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February is Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion (JDAIM) month. It’s an important month to take stock of how we as a Jewish community respond to those needing help and access to services. Over 75% of JFS clients using our Family and Adult Resources are people with disabilities, and often their greatest barrier is to find stable and

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