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Prairie View Receives State Award for Housing Assistance

NEWTON, Kan. (Jan. 31, 2020) – Prairie View Inc. has been awarded a $50,000 Tenant Based Rental Assistance (TBRA) grant from the Kansas Housing Resources Corporation (KHRC) to help people with severe mental illness afford safe and decent housing. TBRA awards are funded through the federal HOME Investments Partnership program administered by KHRC. The grant…

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5 Myths about Employment for Those with Disabilities

  by Whitney Widener, Employment Training Specialist at Prairie View, Inc. Observed each October, National Disability Employment Awareness Month seeks to celebrate employees with disabilities and the diversity they bring to the workforce. There are 192,334 working age Kansans with disabilities, who represent 11% of the state’s population of persons ages 18 to 64 (2015…

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