The Polus Center, in collaboration with the Massachusetts Commission for the Blind, is pleased to offer “Access to the Arts” -- opportunities for adults who receive MCB services to participate in community arts activities such as music, theater, and museums. Our first offering of 2022 takes place on
To Kill a Mockingbird, April 10, 2022
Centered around career exploration through storytelling, Vision Towards Success highlights work stories and lived experience of members of the blind/low vision community. This show presents awareness of disability identity across the employment landscape as a resource for both employees and
A graduate of the Employment Now Initiative, formerly Project SEARCH, a professional job and life skills program for visually impaired adults, shares her experience and how it led her to becoming a research assistant at Mass Eye and Ear.
The Polus Center and its partners have continued to help people with disabilities throughout the world with unwavering commitment despite the many challenges posed by the pandemic. Much has taken place in the past year that we would like to share with you as a member of the Polus community. Here are
Polus has provided materials for a boat to be built by and used within the community to transport people, and deliver goods and services. As of January 2020, the first boat has been built, and we are preparing for a second boat to be built.
Construction is nearing completion on a specialty coffee facility in Africa that is expected to infuse vital new economic opportunities around one of the world’s most coveted agricultural commodities, while potentially being replicated in other coffee-producing parts of the world.
Over the past month and a half, I have begun to dig deeper into some possible career industries that I have an interest in exploring, in an effort to find information to help myself decide what I would like to pursue, but more importantly, to spread the knowledge I have gained to anyone looking into
CVS Health Pharmacy Technician Training Completed – Entirely by Zoom
When the Polus Center for Social & Economic Development, got the word in January 2020 that they had received a Young Adults with Disabilities Employment grant to offer CVS Pharmacy Technician training — they got busy recruiting 15 young adults (age 18-35) to participate. Polus, a Massachusetts non
Sir Bobby Charlton Center, Amman, Jordan The Polus Center and Asia Development Training (ADT) programs continue to serve Syrian refugees remotely at the Sir Bobby Charlton Center in Amman, Jordan. In fact, ADT rehabilitation staff have never stopped working. Using Apps and video conferencing they
On behalf of the Polus Center, we would like to sincerely thank all of the families, volunteers, local businesses, performers and sponsors who supported this year's All Things Irish fundraiser. You each posses a selfless dedication to community and a terrific sense of fun! We couldn’t do it without