OSU Team Wins Social Business Challenge

PORTLAND, Ore. — A team of Oregon State University students won a statewide social business contest Monday, and will get help to start their own business. The OSU team proposed to start a sports league for children with disabilities in Benton County called STAR Sports. They wanted to start this business because they say children … Continue reading »

Non-Profit Raises Money With Art

EUGENE, Ore. — The Oregon Supported Living Program (OSLP) held its 5th Annual Benefit Art Show Saturday. It was held at Cozmic Pizza on 8th Avenue from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. The show featured the visual and performance art of adults with developmental disabilities. The money raised will benefit the group’s travel fund, which … Continue reading »

Campaign Helps People with Disabilities

EUGENE, Ore. — Look me in the eye–that’s the message celebrated Thursday by people with disabilities and the organizations that support them. The campaign challenges people to get out of their comfort zone and not be scared to involve disabled people in community events, business opportunities and social outings. “I think we have a lot … Continue reading »

September is “Look Me In The Eye” Month

EUGENE, Ore. –¬† Two local non-profits are teaming up and declaring¬† September “Look Me In The Eye Month”,¬† a campaign that aims to raise awareness about the rights of people with disabilities. The idea stems from the partnership of Full Access and the Oregon Supported Living Program, two local non-profits. This is the third year … Continue reading »