“Who sings that?” “Who cleaned that?” “Who vacuums?” are all questions that you may hear from Taylor wherever you go. Taylor is someone who can light up the room with his singing, curiosity, and smile. He came into CIP services in early January of 2018 and just like you and me; is someone who has […]

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month! Employment Services would like to highlight some of our employers and ask anyone that follows these stories to support these local businesses. If you are in Minneapolis and happen to stop by Eat Street Social or Northeast Social for dinner, look around and notice the shining floor, sparkling […]

Previously featured on our employment blog, Tsering Dickyi continues to work hard to achieve her goals and dreams in life! After a year of working at her first employer from the previous blog, Tsering decided it was time to build on her skills and strengths, and look for a position where she could work with […]

Here at CIP, volunteering is a big part of what we do. One of the places we volunteer is Second Harvest in Brooklyn Park. I, alongside four to five individuals we support and a Community Support Specialist, will volunteer at Second Harvest every Tuesday. Here, we do a variety of things including boxing canned goods […]

This article is a compilation of Individuals being fully included within their workplace! **After six months of full-time employment, Henry left Voc. Rehab Services and continued working full time at King Controls with bi-weekly supports from his Employment Consultant. After 2 years working full time at King Controls, Henry had an important decision to make about benefits. Henry […]

What do a push, joined hands, and a belly rub have in common? They each represent a different form of power — power over, power with, and power within. For our latest session of Advocating Change Together’s Self-Advocacy course, Kayla, Megan, and I sat in a circle at the Augsburg Library and talked about power. […]

Ryan Foster’s smile is the first thing anyone would notice about him. Ryan is a thoughtful, friendly and funny person. For him, his family and work are two important part of his life. Ryan is athletic and also likes being outdoors, he likes to hunt, fish and also like camping. Like a true Minnesotan, Ryan […]