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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

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