Reopening Parent Information Meetings

Goodwin D. Katzen Early Childhood Education Center Reopening Parent Information Meetings via Zoom Tuesday, August 18 2020 at 9:00 a.m. Meeting ID: 862 2917 7938 Passcode: 2fNf2T Dial in: 1-929-205-6099 Zoom Link Tuesday, August 18 2020 at 6:00 p.m. Meeting ID: 828 1875 9980 Passcode: 4iy7sA Dial in: 1-929-205-6099 Zoom Link Wednesday, August 19 2020…

Meet Alirio!

My name is Alirio Magana. I am a twenty-three-year-old man of El Salvadorian descent. Family is very important to me and I love the relationships I have with my twin brother, my baby sister and my mom. This is the story of me; and how growing up with a developmental disability has affected my life.…

Get to Know Randi Rio-Castro

Randi Rios-Castro is passionate about the field of Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities (IDD) and has dedicated over 20 years to serving this population in a variety of capacities. Randi joined the Executive Leadership Team at Jawonio as Associate Executive Director in 2018. Prior to Jawonio, she served for six years as Chief Operating Officer at…

Jawonio Names New Chief Executive Officer

Board of Directors unanimously approve decision — Jill Warner to officially retire this fall (June 16, 2020, New City, NY) The Jawonio Board of Directors has unanimously approved the appointment of Randi Rios-Castro, Associate Executive Director, to become the next leader of Jawonio, succeeding Jill Warner on October 1st. Rios-Castro will be the fifth CEO…

Covid-19 May 8th Update

From the Desk Of Jill Warner, CEO Thank you to everyone who continues to engage, advocate and support Jawonio during this COVID-19 crisis. This week, I am highlighting our staff and the extraordinary work they do every single day. I also wanted to share some of the wonderful ways our community has come together in…

Covid-19 April 7th Update

From the Desk Of Jill Warner, CEO As we mourn the tragic losses of members of our own Jawonio family this past week, I have asked Phil Selvaggio, our Facilities Manager, to lower our flags to half-mast at both our Main Campus and TECH Buildings. In this way, we memorialize our residents and staff with…

Jawonio Workers Pack Medical Supplies

Anthony, Andrew and Shaquille began their employment with Jawonio’s summer youth internship program last year. They are now employed by AFYA through our Community Employment Services Program. Each of them brought their individual strengths and skills to their work and they really compliment each other and work beautifully as a team. They have giving hearts…

Covid-19 April 5th Update

From the Desk Of Jill Warner, CEO We are 30 days into a world we never expected. And this has been an exceptionally difficult week for staff and participants. I hope you are finding my weekly video messages and emails helpful. As I listen and respond to your concerns, and we continue to share these…