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Joyous NYC Coffee Shop Hires and Trains People with Autism and Down Syndrome to Work There

While a cup of joe from Cafe Joyeux is a normal experience in European cities, this radical and tremendous coffee chain just opened its doors in the Big Apple. Located at 599 Lexington Avenue, East 52nd Street, the first American Cafe Joyeux employs crew members with intellectual and developmental disabilities, empowering them through meaningful training and employment.… Keep Reading

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WorkPlace hosts spring job fair

As was the case in recent years, there were more unfilled positions than job seekers at the WorkPlace’s annual spring job fair at the Hilton Garden Inn on Wednesday afternoon. Cheryl A. Mayforth, director of the Jefferson County Department of Employment and Training at The Workplace, said about 400 prospective employees attended the job fair… Keep Reading

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