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 amoung 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 TEAM approach, (Technology, Education-Employment-Entrepreneurialism, Athletics & Extra-curricular Activities, and Music & Arts), the KCBAS Foundation demonstrates a long-standing compassion and 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 E’s.
Educational opportunities and
Entrepreneurial experiences to increase
Employment options for youth who are blind or visually impaired