BBI Impact Stories


Thriving in the Workplace--and in Life

The pilot program launched by BBI’s Southeast Technical Assistance and Continuing Education Center, based in Atlanta, has transformed the lives of young adults with significant disabilities.

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Supporting the Spirit of Inclusive Entrepreneurship

In the Inclusive Entrepreneurship Consulting course, co-created by BBI, students assist entrepreneurs with disabilities to launch their own businesses.

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Shattering Barriers

After graduating as salutatorian in college and landing a job with a global financial company, Jerry Robinson continues to do what he knows best—shatter barriers. The budding scholar, born with cerebral palsy, is now pursuing a doctoral degree at Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies and conducting research with the BBI team.

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Improving Services for Abused Women with Disabilities

Project EMERGE has been instrumental in the creation of practical solutions to the unique challenges faced by women with disabilities and Deaf women: they not only experience abuse at vastly disproportionate numbers, but they also encounter barriers to seeking assistance.

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Entrepreneur's Business Takes Flight

The Start-Up NY/Inclusive Entrepreneurship program helped Linda Erb and more than 60 other people with disabilities turn business ideas into reality. 

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Bouncing Back from a Life of Desperation

To develop a pathway to sustainable employment, Real JOBS NY provides a unique support system for its participants, focusing on individually tailored plans to meet the specific needs of each client.

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Achieving the American Dream

Jeremy Pratt and thousands of other individuals across New York are building financial security, thanks to an unprecedented statewide initiative spearheaded by BBI and the United Way of New York State.

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