New Mexico Business Weekly by Megan Kamerick, NMBW Senior Reporter Date: Friday, October 14, 2011, 4:00am MDT The job picture continues to look bleak for many Americans. But for those with disabilities, it’s even worse. The unemployment rate for New Mexicans with any disability was 19.1 percent in 2009, according to the 2009 American Community […]
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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.
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 […]
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 […]
Kathleen Cates of LifeROOTS explains how her program offers services for kids and adults with special needs.
For the past few years, RCI, Inc. has helped people with disabilities in Rio Rancho enhance their lives through our innovative programs and services. Our programs have helped so many in the community — and now, we are introducing a new name and new look to our organization that will let the community in Rio […]
On November 1st from 10 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Marriott Pyramid, 5151 San Francisco Road NE, LifeROOTS will be participating in the second annual Ticket to Work Job Fair. LifeROOTS will be presenting as a Ticket to Work Employment Network, Service Provider and as an Employer. This job fair is for all Ticket […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]