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Join Us in Central Park

YAI's Central Park Challenge is one of New York's largest events that celebrates people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). Each year, it raises funds to create opportunities for people with I/DD to live, love, work, and learn. We hope you will join us for this one-of-a-kind experience.

Saturday, June 4, 2022

Central Park, New York City

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What is YAI?

YAI and its network of affiliate agencies offer children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) a comprehensive range of services. Committed to seeing beyond disability, YAI provides opportunities for people to live, love, work, and learn in their communities.

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Do you have a passion for supporting and empowering others? Are you caring, motivated, positive, and team-oriented? If you want a career based on supporting others, creatively finding solutions to life's challenges, and building a more inclusive community, YAI is the place for you. 

2 people sit at at table, one is in a wheelchair, they are both engaged in a drawing task with the person on the left supporting the one on the right. they are both fully enjoying what they are doing with big smiles