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October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Posted at 6:11 AM, Oct 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-04 09:11:57-04

BAKERSFIELD, CA. — October is National Disability Awareness Month and it focuses on educating the public on the struggles disabled people face to find employment.

“People with disabilities have more of a challenge to get jobs because people look at us differently but I fought through that and here I am," Tracey Mensch.

Mensch lives with Cerebral Palsy, but she doesn't let that stop her.

“Tracey has been with us for a while she did her first paid internship at Rabobank Arena and they hired her on and she also works her at PathPoint," Lora Moore, PathPoint.

PathPoint supports individuals with development disabilities find job opportunities.

For more information on PathPoint, visit their website.