Creating paths to employment for people with disabilities.

At PRIDE, we know that disability does not mean inability, and that employment builds confidence, self-reliance and dignity. For more than 50 years, PRIDE Industries has been successfully preparing people with disabilities for employment and more independent lives. Over time, we have extended our proven expertise to assist others overcoming challenges to skills development, employment, or successful community integration. We invite you to learn more about our programs and services.

Perceptions Debunked! Myths about hiring people with disabilities
Perceptions Debunked! Myths about hiring people with disabilities

People with disabilities face unemployment at nearly four times the rate of the general population, not because they do not want to work or are unqualified. Unfortunately, many employers do not realize the benefits that people with disabilities can bring to the workplace.

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A Valuable Part of The Team
A Valuable Part of The Team

Eric is a key member of PRIDE Industries’ custodial team ensuring that the Sacramento International Airport Terminal B is spotless. Over his more than 30 years with PRIDE, Eric has developed new skills and improved upon his strengths. “There are certain things I can’t do as well as other people, but I don’t let that stop me from achieving my goals in life,” says Eric. “I just do the best I can and move on from there.”

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10 Tips on Communicating with People with Disabilities
10 Tips on Communicating with People with Disabilities

It is no secret that some people are not comfortable around individuals with disabilities despite the fact that one in five people in the U.S. has a disability. A person with a disability is more like you than they are different. Individuals with disabilities are just typical everyday people who live with various challenges.

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What I Can Do
What I Can Do

Alice is celebrating her 17th year working at a local daycare facility. Her journey has not been easy. However, she does not allow challenges to diminish her sense of purpose, her pride and most importantly, her contagious smile.

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The Power of a Support Team
The Power of a Support Team

Job hunting is a difficult process for all who attempt to conquer it. For a young person with disabilities like Dani it requires even more bravery to take on such a daunting task.

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