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Dawit Gessese - Community Options New York, Board of Directors

Community Options New York Appoints Dawit Gessese to Board of Directors

October 10, 2020 | Press Release.pdf NEW YORK, NY – Community Options New York, a leading nonprofit organization supporting people with disabilities, is pleased to announce the…

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Diane D’Orazio Receives Leadership Award from New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities

Diane D’Orazio Receives Leadership Award from New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities

September 27, 2022 | Press Release.pdf PRINCETON, NJ – Community Options Regional State Director Diane D’Orazio was honored by the New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities with…

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As a VISTA, Katrina Goodlin will work with Community Options staff to enhance employment supports for people with disabilities in Pittsburgh

Community Options Partners with AmeriCorps to Empower People with Disabilities

September 20, 2022 | Press Release.pdf Pittsburgh, PA – Community Options, a leading national nonprofit supporting people with disabilities, launched a project to sponsor 22 AmeriCorps VISTA…

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Dorothy Goodwin - Chair Of The Board Of Directors

Community Options Appoints Dorothy Goodwin as Board Chair

September 08, 2022 | Press Release.pdf PRINCETON, NJ – Community Options, Inc., a leading national nonprofit supporting people with disabilities, has announced the appointment of Dorothy Goodwin…

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Community Options Receives NBA Foundation Grant

August 24, 2022 PRINCETON, NJ– Community Options was announced as the recipient of a grant from the NBA Foundation. The national nonprofit will collaborate with the Foundation…

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Janelli L. working at her internship at Yankee Stadium

Community Options Helping Students with Disabilities Achieve Dream Jobs at Yankee Stadium

July 12, 2022 | Press Release.pdf New York, NY – Community Options, a national nonprofit supporting people with disabilities, is leading efforts to place over 130 students…

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Community Options Inc. provides School to Employment Services

March 5, 2021 | wbng.com Community Options Inc. is offering School to Employment Services and learning sessions for students and adults with disabilities. The next session, “Don’t…

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Cupid’s Chase 5K goes virtual

Cupid’s Chase 5K goes virtual

February 15, 2021 | localsyr.com SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — The Cupid’s Chase 5K is virtual this year, and it began this weekend. All you have to do…

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Report that President Biden will End Wage Discrimination for People with Intellectual and Cognitive Disabilities: Statement by Robert Stack, CEO of Community Options

January 19, 2021 | insidernj.com Report that President Biden will End Wage Discrimination for People with Intellectual and Cognitive Disabilities: Statement by Robert Stack, CEO of Community Options…

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Caregivers for those with disabilities are Frontline workers, their pay should reflect that

January 12, 2021 | elpasoheraldpost.com The consensus is hospital staff and the vulnerable must be first in line for the vaccine. Persons with disabilities have a 35%…

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Superhero commissioner will join Biden-Harris administration

Superhero commissioner will join Biden-Harris administration

January 9, 2021 | centraljersey.com When Clark Kent puts on his glasses to hide his identity as a superhero his peers see him sit behind a desk…

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Crowded together and warehoused in large congregate-care facilities, people with developmental disabilities are placed at even greater risk of dying from COVID-19, says Robert Stack, the founder and CEO of Community Options, Inc, which provides housing and employment supports for thousands of people with disabilities. He says we can’t simply wait for the vaccine to solve this life or death issue.

Murphy administration needs to stop warehousing people with disabilities

January 04, 2021 | nj.com The Murphy administration needs to act now to protect the lives of thousands of New Jerseyans largely forgotten during the pandemic. More…

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