About the PSA
Seventy-nine percent of New Yorkers with disabilities are out of work, a staggering statistic considering New York's unemployment rate is four percent. For the past two years the NYC Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities’ employment program NYC: ATWORK
has been working closely with local businesses to connect qualified candidates with disabilities to quality jobs. In that time, NYC: ATWORK
have successfully placed over 275 people with disabilities into living wage jobs with growth potential. This new campaign highlights the value real New Yorkers with different disabilities bring to employers across various industries and emphasizes the positive impact they have had...