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A Grand Opening for LifeROOTS

Mayor Tom Swisstack, middle, helps cut the ribbon at the official grand opening Thursday of LifeROOTS in Rio Rancho. LifeROOTS recently changed its name from RCI to more effectively reflect its mission — helping disabled people from the beginning of their lives.

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Bring the Holidays to Life

LifeROOTS has just launched a beautiful new line of holiday cards for the 2011/2012 season.  The cards were designed, created and produced by members of the LifeROOTS program – and showcase the tremendous dedication, commitment and talent of the programs members who are all living with a disability …  and who have found their passion […]

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Celebrate Disabled’s Role in Workplace

By Kathleen Holmes Cates / Interim CEO/President, LifeROOTS, Inc as posted in the Albuquerque Journal on October 20, 2011 With October marking the annual celebration of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, our nation’s attention has once again turned toward the important role that people with disabilities can, and should, have in today’s workplace. The heightened […]

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International Association of Workforce Professionals of New Mexico Conference

On September 30th LifeROOTS was asked to participate in the 2011 International Association of Workforce Professionals of New Mexico Conference in Albuquerque, NM. Interim CEO Kathleen Cates discussed the importance and advantages of hiring people with disabilities to professionals in human resources and workforce development. Client and employee Gloria Silva told the inspiring story of […]

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Employee Appreciation Night

On September 30th LifeROOTS hosted an employee and client appreciation night at Explora, the science museum and learning center in Albuquerque. Employees, clients and their families were able to tour the museum and enjoyed food and drinks with co-workers and clients. Explora’s exhibit activities engage people of all ages with small-scale materials and equipment in […]

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LifeROOTS Summer 2011 Newsletter

New Name, New Look RCI has long offered the solid “roots” that have helped so many individuals throughout the community enhance their quality of life. Now, we’ve unveiled a powerful new name and logo that not only signifies the important role that we have in offering a strong foundation of programs and services for people […]

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LifeROOTS Seeks Art Supply Donations

LifeROOTS (www.liferootsnm.org), the not-for-profit organization serving the needs of children and adults with physical, developmental and/or behavioral disabilities, is seeking donations of all types of art supplies to help in their unique community programming.  The organization, which offers a wide variety of on-site programs for children and adults as well as a day habilitation program […]

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