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Staff Spotlight: Melanie Jewell

January 17, 2022

Please join The Arc of San Diego in welcoming Melanie Jewell, Area Director for East County Training Center and The Sol and Ruth Gerber Family Center.  Melanie comes to The…

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New York Life Supports Adults with Disabilities at The Arc of San Diego

November 3, 2021

San Diego, CALIF- New York Life presented a check for $10,000 to benefit individuals with disabilities at The Arc of San Diego. This gift was made possible by employees of…

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The Arc of San Diego Receives Check from New York Life

October 29, 2021

By KUSI 9 News New York Life presented a check for $10,000 to benefit individuals with disabilities at The Arc of San Diego. This gift was made possible by employees…

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Winter Wonderland Fashion Show & Luncheon to Benefit The Arc of San Diego

October 18, 2021

San Diego, CALIF- The Arc of San Diego is proud to present a spectacular philanthropic event taking place this holiday season, Winter Wonderland Fashion Show & Luncheon. You won’t want to miss…

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The Arc of San Diego Earns Three Year CARF Accreditation

October 7, 2021

The Arc of San Diego, a local nonprofit serving people with disabilities, earned a Three-Year Accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), valid through May 31, 2024.…

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San Diego woman with cerebral palsy publishes book after pandemic job loss

March 24, 2021

By Leah Pezzetti, ABC 10 News San Diego SAN DIEGO, Calif. (KGTV) – At the beginning of Alex Tenorio’s life, doctors thought she wouldn’t ever be able to walk. Even…

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The Work Is Essential: Employees With Disabilities Fill Vital Roles During Pandemic

June 30, 2020

By Joe Little, NBC 7 San Diego News “I’m dealing with it. It’s been hard.” The coronavirus pandemic has challenged millions of Americans in 2020. It’s challenged people with disabilities…

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The Arc of San Diego centers still closed because of COVID-19

June 5, 2020

By CBS 8 San Diego News Since March, amid the COVID-19 pandemic, several centers have been shut down, but residential homes are still up and running, some serving as appointment…

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The Yard House in Carlsbad serves up smiles and a sense of self-worth

January 10, 2020
Man And Women In Bar

By CBS 8 San Diego News CARLSBAD, Calif — The Yard House restaurants in San Diego County are being recognized for going the extra yard; they serve up smiles and…

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Carlsbad firm tests hiring program for workers with autism

August 19, 2019
Joseph Riddle, left, director of Neurodiversity in the Workplace, works with David Chidester, 22, on a project

By Pam Kragen, San Diego Union Tribune Carlsbad — David Chidester has loved computers ever since he was a little boy tapping away on his dad’s old Dell PC running Windows ’98. As…

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