Mission, Vision & Values
Our Mission:Workshops, Inc. enriches lives by providing vocational training, employment opportunities and support services to people with disabilities in Central Alabama.
Our Vision:Every person with a disability in Central Alabama who wants a job gets a job.
Our Values:Workshops, Inc. is oriented toward service excellence, and is dedicated to providing the best service possible to our consumers (the people with disabilities we serve) and to our business customers. Even as a leader in our field, we know that Workshops, Inc. is a work in progress, and therefore we will continue to strive for improvement in the way we deliver services to our consumers and business customers, in our communication with donors and the community, and in the ways we train our staff.
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The unemployment rate for people with disabilities is more than 50% greater than for people without disabilities
People with disabilities constitute the nation's largest minority group, and the only group any of us can become a member of at any time
Of 70 million families in the United States, more than 20 million have at least one family member with a disability
The unemployment rate of people with disabilities is ten times greater than the national unemployment rate
People with disabilities are nearly twice as likely as people without disabilities to have an annual household income of $15,000 or less
According to the U.S. Department of Education, workers with disabilities are rated consistently as average or above average in performance, quality and quantity of work, flexibility, and attendance.
Alabama has the second highest rate of disability in the U.S.