Seattle’s swaths of downtown real estate are looked after by Debbie, who manages the janitorial teams responsible for the upkeep of government agencies housed in historic office buildings and modern skyscrapers.
Yadier and Yusdel’s smiles are both infectious and light up the room—they are happy to be excelling at the job of their dreams. Both Yadier and Yusdel’s story is one of triumph. Upon emigrating from Cuba, the two roommates were looking to gain meaningful employment that would treat them like everyone else — both Yadier and Yusdel are deaf.
When Darren attended Gonzaga’s mock interview event with HireAbility Spokane he never expected to receive a job offer. But that’s exactly what happened.
As first time parents, Wendy and Leeor thought their life would follow a predetermined plan. That changed when they discovered that Sadie would be born with a heart defect. What was supposed to be a single surgery turned into a six-month hospital stay. It was during this time they were introduced to Northwest Center.
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