What a wonderful evening! It was an amazing night celebrating, honoring, and recognizing the many accomplishments of the Yes She Can trainees, graduates, and local artists with learning differences. The artists displayed their paintings, drawings, sculptures, handmade dresses, and photographs. County Executive George Latimer commented on the amazing talents of each artist and shared that […]
Women’s History Month by Yes She Can Trainee Stacy
Women’s history month is important because women can work and be productive. It is usually observed in March. A woman in history I admire is Rosa Parks. She was an American civil rights activist. She fought for black freedom. She refused to move from the front of the bus, where only white people were allowed […]
Judy Heumann’s Legacy
It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the passing of Judy Heumann an internationally recognized disability advocate. Ms. Heumann was instrumental in the development and implementation of legislation, such as Section 504, the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act, and the UN Convention on the Rights of […]
Our Founder Retires
FAREWELL MESSAGE FROM MARJORIE MADFIS January 26, 2023 I want to let you know of my decision to step down from the position of President of the Board of Directors and resign from the board of Yes She Can. As I retire, I leave knowing that Yes She Can has been an innovative and impactful […]
Autistic and working.
APRIL IS AUTISM AWARENESS AND ACCEPTANCE MONTH Mo, a Yes She Can trainee, created this video to share how they and other trainees use strategies at work to help them be successful.