2019 DSP Week Spotlight In honor of DSP Week, we are sharing spotlight profiles of some of our very special staff. Keep scrolling to learn about Crystal Graham and Raymer Vasquez, who work in the Jawonio Westchester Day Habilitation Program in Yonkers.  Spotlight Profile: Raymer Vasquez Raymer has been a great asset to the team…

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CEO Newsletter: Summer 2019 Highlights A Message From Jill: Welcome to Summer! It is one of my favorite times of the year when we welcome back the children and staff of our amazing Summer Education Program for six weeks of fun, growth and friendships. As we celebrate Independence Day this week it is a time…

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Community Employment Services Spotlight – Ilka Banks The Jawonio Community Employment Division does periodic spotlights on our incredible team.  Jawonio is thrilled to share its latest spotlight article with you where we visit the Jawonio Yonkers office for a chat with Ilka Banks.  Ilka has been working as an Administrative Assistant/Receptionist at Jawonio for the…

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Mental Health Awareness Month Profile – Michael Roth Mental Health Awareness month wrapped up on May 31st, but every month is mental health awareness month at Jawonio. Mental Health Awareness Month is a time to celebrate the positive accomplishments of individuals who are in recovery and can be positive role models for others.  Jawonio provides…

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“Together We Can” Forum Jawonio was excited to kicked off its “Together We Can” forum in April for individuals involved in our Day Habilitation Programs to meet and share with the staff and agency leadership, their accomplishments, what they are excited about, and things that they want to work on. The forum met April 19th…

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Ingram Family – Kidz Express Honoree Spotlight Jawonio is thrilled to honor the Ingram family at this year’s 12th Annual Kidz Express on Thursday, May 2nd, 2019! The Ingram family came to Jawonio when their daughter Chelsea was an infant. Alyce and Kevin, Chelsea’s parents, knew she had challenges from the beginning. Chelsea was born…

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Jawonio Spring CEO News Highlights Happy Spring! Exciting things are happening at Jawonio. Each and every day I am inspired by our staff who provide compassionate and excellent services. With your support, the Jawonio Building For Tomorrow Phase 2 Main Campus Redevelopment Project is on track for an early Spring, 2020 move-in date. We had…

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Run, Doug, Run

On April 28th, Doug Ward will be running in the 2019 New Jersey Marathon with much more than the finish line in mind. A fourteen time marathon finisher, Doug will combine his passion for running, love for his daughter, and gratitude for Early Intervention Services to raise money for Jawonio as we Build for Tomorrow.…

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24th Annual Community Employment Breakfast

24th Annual Community Employment Breakfast Jawonio was thrilled to welcome over 150 people to our 24th Annual Community Employment Breakfast, held at the DoubleTree by Hilton- a long time employer partner- in Tarrytown on February 6th. The program included special guest speakers, and recognized the National Disability Awareness Month Award Winning Employers- all of whom…

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