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Volunteer Mentors for Students with Disabilities

  • The rate of poverty among people with disabilities is more than double that in those without disabilities.*


  • The rate of unemployment among people with disabilities is 37% higher than in those without disabilities.**


  • In general, the higher the level of education achieved, the lower the prevalence of poverty.


  • Do students need role models to help them envision what is achievable? YES!

 *Center for Poverty and Inequality, UC Davis

​***U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics


Reach Career Mentoring has earned a Platinum Transparency Award by Candid (formerly GuideStar)

Reach Career Mentoring has a Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar (now Candid). Candid verifies an organization's 501(c)3 tax-exempt status and awards seals of transparency with Platinum as the highest level.

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