CAU Internship Program Helps Union and Essex County Students with Disabilities Build for their Futures


CAU Internship Program Helps Union and Essex County Students with Disabilities Build for their Futures

April 10, 2023

Erin Jerome

Interns David Peart, Sahir Thompson Jr., and Chad Carpenter at work at Groundwork Elizabeth Your first job: whether you worked in an office, restaurant, store or other business, your first professional experience teaches you about the world of work and grows your chances for future...

Striving for Accessibility 32 Years After the ADA

July 22, 2022

Erin Jerome

Dianna Simms at work in the CAU chat center. Whether she’s at work, studying, or using her computer, Dianna Simms is like every other millennial who expects to get things done as efficiently as possible. She isn’t afraid to ask for exactly what she needs as a visually impaired person- but...

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...

Developmental Disabilities Employment Awareness Makes Business Better

October 22, 2020

Erin Jerome

Developmental Disability Employment Awareness is More Important than Ever in 2020 Hiring people with disabilities is not just a step toward being an inclusive part of your community- it’s also good business sense. October is Developmental Disabilities Employment Awareness Month, an...

Workers with Disabilities Praised During National Disability Employment Awareness Month

October 31, 2019

Chris Reardon

Each day Sharon Bravo and Chavia Crute travel from their homes in Elizabeth to Irvington High School to work in the cafeteria, helping to prepare and serve meals and clean the kitchen afterward. According to Krystal Tanneer, food service director for Whitsons School Nutrition, which operates...