Minnesota’s Untapped Workforce

14 Sep 2017


Like many parts of the country, Minnesota is struggling to find workers to fill a growing number of job vacancies. One potential source of workers that can help the state address its labor challenges is blind, DeafBlind and low-vision Minnesotans – a group that historically has been overlooked in the workforce.

In a story in the June issue of Trends magazine, Carly Lykes Frostman highlights the capacity of blind, DeafBlind, and low-vision Minnesotans to be productive employees and examines the workforce development resources offered by State Services for the Blind (SSB).

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