Impact

Persistence. Determination. Discipline. These are just a few of the qualities that the team at PRIDE witnesses every day when working with individuals who want to rise above their disabilities and find meaningful employment. While PRIDE provides the services and support, the people we work with ultimately find their own success through hard work and commitment. Read some of their inspiring stories here.

Building the Foundation for a Future Career

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A Boom in Assistive Technology

Assistive technologies are nothing new. According to some scholars, for example, wheelchairs have existed in one form or another since classical times, which means Plato may have been familiar with these devices. A variation of this tool—the self-propelled wheelchair—has been used since the seventeenth century, and though it has undergone significant enhancements over the past […]

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Celebrating the ADA

July 26, 2020 marks thirty years since the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). These days, the ADA is considered by many to be a singular achievement in disability rights. Certainly, its importance in ensuring accessibility for all Americans is indisputable. But the fact is, the ADA didn’t happen overnight. Rather, it was […]

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Success Stories

A Rewarding Road to Job Success: Mat’s Story

“To look back and see all that I have accomplished amazes me. I would not change a thing!” Mat Baker’s career as a learning trainer began after joining PRIDE Industries’ Amazon Placement program in 2018. The journey wasn’t always easy, as a severe anxiety disorder initially prevented him from interacting with others or seeking a […]

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Success Stories

A Life Changed

Congratulations, and thank you to PRIDE – Ft. Polk General Clerk Denise George, who will be retiring after a decade of service to PRIDE! Through her service, Denise has helped expand PRIDE’s mission with excellent work and customer service to our military customer. She shares her story below:   My name is Denise George, and […]

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Success Stories

Reaching Goals, One Job at a Time

In March 2020, Marcel Bobson reached a major accomplishment – he became a licensed journeyman plumber in the state of Texas. The path to this goal required patience and determination; Marcel completed 8,000 hours of training in four years, all while working a full-time job. The hard work and sacrifice paid off, however, when Marcel […]

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COVID-19

Food Bank Resources in the Sacramento, CA Region

Are you struggling with food insecurity? During shelter-in-place policies, food banks are available for fresh groceries, non-perishables, and access to other assistance. Below are resources for the Sacramento, CA region. Times and access will vary, please call or visit their websites before visiting. Nevada Food Bank Serving Nevada County, food distribution may be modified week-to-week. […]

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