Living in an ever-changing society has brought many new challenges for youth who are blind or visually impaired (VI), including a 70% unemployment rate among VI adults nationwide. The KC Blind All-Stars Foundation (KCBAS), founded in 1973, has established new programs to vigorously increase employment rates through the Foundation’s mission:
Using a TEAMS approach (Technology, Education-Employment-Entrepreneurialism, Athletics & Extracurricular Activities, Music & Arts, Skill Building), the KCBAS Foundation demonstrates a long-standing compassion and the commitment necessary to create opportunities for youth who are blind or visually impaired by providing. a wide range of creative programs with a concentration on the three Es.
Educational opportunities and
Entrepreneurial experiences to increase
Employment options for youth who are blind or visually impaired