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CAU Community Players very special ‘Hairspray, Jr.’ thrills hundreds

July 19, 2019

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RAHWAY – Hundreds of theatergoers were moved by a very special production of "Hairspray, Jr." performed by the CAU Community Players, a troupe of actors both with and without developmental disabilities. The troupe staged three productions of the popular musical at the Rahway High School Center for Performing Arts on the last weekend in June. Click to view full...

Local Advocate with Disabilities and Nonprofit Coordinator Speak at Immigration Advocacy Vigil

July 19, 2019

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Often overlooked in the national debate about the treatment of immigrants being housed at detention facilities along the Southern border and elsewhere in the nation is the treatment of immigrants with disabilities among those being detained. This past Friday a member and staff coordinator from Community Access Unlimited helped voice those concerns at a vigil held outside the...

Alejandro Amaya

July 19, 2019

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Sometimes a struggling youth simply needs the right environment and support to turn around his or her life. Alejandro Amaya has been with CAU for just about a year but has already made significant progress toward a better future. An unfortunate home life situation led Alejandro to a short stay in a youth shelter in Bergen County before being referred to CAU. Today he lives in a CAU property and...

Tonya Hopson

November 8, 2018

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Tonya Hopson very much looks forward to going to work at Target in Clark, where she has been employed for 12 years working in the children’s department four to eight hours per week. “I like my friends here and the customers I get to meet, the little kids who recognize me when they come in,” she said. “Some of them I’ve known since before they could walk. It really becomes a community...