Shedding Light on Disability

The Pueblo City-County Library District hosted an awareness event to shine a light on obstacles faced by those with disabilities and allow people without disabilities to get a sense for what it is like.  Our Executive Director, Mike Hess, was there to host a “Blindfold Box Luncheon” where guests had to eat completely blindfolded.  During his presentation, Mike encouraged those with disabilities to realize the value they might bring, not only to an organization, but to society as a whole.  “Part of my job is to flip the perception within the job seeker to understand that you do have skills and talents and you should be proud of the work that you bring,” he said. Read more >>