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Jay Ruderman is president of the Ruderman Family Foundation, which focuses on the inclusion of people with disabilities into daily life in the Jewish community in greater Boston and Israel. The foundation also seeks to lead the community through philanthropic partnerships and innovative competitions.
The unemployment rate for people with disabilities is slightly over 44 percent. Compare that with the slightly over 8 percent unemployment rate in the total population. Access to employment for those with disabilities is a civil rights issue, and one that could affect anyone at any time.
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Jay Ruderman is president of the Ruderman Family Foundation, which focuses on the inclusion of people with disabilities into daily life in the Jewish community in greater Boston and Israel. The foundation also seeks to lead the community through philanthropic partnerships and innovative competitions.

The unemployment rate for people with disabilities is slightly over 44 percent. Compare that with the slightly over 8 percent unemployment rate in the total population. Access to employment for those with disabilities is a civil rights issue, and one that could affect anyone at any time.

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