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Runaway Prevention Month Highlights Critical Youth Services

November 29, 2021

Erin Jerome

This November, Help Shine a light on the 4.2 million young people who experience some form of homelessness each year. For Manijah Sherin, the trials of being a teenager were harder being a new mother and having a “rocky” relationship with her own mother. “I had to leave and I really had...

Teachers and Students Strive for Success During Autism Acceptance Month

April 13, 2021

Erin Jerome

Michael Adamowsky says he didn’t plan it, but he has found his purpose in life through teaching. Michael Adamowsky is an educational specialist at CAU. After completing his master’s degree in accounting and starting a career at Community Access Unlimited, Adamowsky found that the...

CAU Works with Amazon to Support Jobs for People with Disabilities

February 3, 2021

Erin Jerome

Wilford Edwards completes a training session in December to start working at an Amazon sortation center in New Jersey. Community Access Unlimited is working with Amazon to help people with disabilities in New Jersey begin new careers working for the retailer. Amazon has made a commitment to...

COVID-19 Creates a Crisis for Runaway and Homeless Youth in NJ

August 14, 2020

Erin Jerome

The COVID-19 pandemic is straining resources for programs serving runaway and homeless youth that were already in short supply prior to the crisis. The primary causes of homelessness among youth are family conflict or severe economic hardship, making these programs more critical than ever to ensure...

CAU Members Rally for Local Restaurants During COVID-19 Crisis

May 19, 2020

Chris Reardon

&grain, a restaurant in Garwood, has joined Rally for Restaurants thanks to CAU members With New Jersey now in its eighth week of state-mandated stay-at-home restrictions and all restaurants and bars closed to diners, eateries across the state are suffering mammoth losses in income....
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