Mission Moment: Hard Work Pays Off for Dreams & Aspirations

Mission Moment: Hard Work Pays Off for Dreams & Aspirations

If you’re seeking an inspiration, look no further than Brooke Cottrell. Back in the spring of 2016 she was about to graduate from William Chrisman High School. She asked herself many of the essential questions recent high school graduates ask. Should she go to college? Or start a career? Where should she live? Prior to…

Essential Worker Battles COVID & Comes Back Stronger Than Ever

Essential Worker Battles COVID & Comes Back Stronger Than Ever

They say love is blind – that’s certainly true for Cornell Williams. Born blind, Black and albino, life was never easy. But, every day, Cornell travels from the Bronx to Richmond Hill in Queens, N.Y. (2 hours round trip) to work at Alphapointe. After his labor-intense shifts at a 138,000-square foot manufacturing complex largely comprised…

Beep Kickball Returns for Fall Season

Beep Kickball Returns for Fall Season

Children’s Center for the Visually Impaired and Alphapointe are teaming up for the Beep Kickball league to provide children with vision impairments an opportunity to build social skills, increase proprioception, strengthen muscle movement and have fun! Beep Kickball is played with a special ball and special bases that emit sound to allow for children with…

President Trump Signs Legislation Protecting Jobs for People with Disabilities

President Trump Signs Legislation Protecting Jobs for People with Disabilities

United States President Donald Trump signed legislation today protecting the jobs of more than 2,000 people with disabilities across the nation, many of whom are veterans, including dozens who work at Alphapointe, the largest employer of blind/visually impaired people in both the Kansas City and the New York City metropolitan areas. President Trump signed H.R.…