Realizing Education and Career Hopes (REACH) is Junior Blind's early outreach initiative for young adults who are blind or have low-vision and are interested in pursuing careers and/or higher education. Mentors help participants focus on their personal goals of finalizing their education to pursue employment, navigate the paths of defining a career track, manage personal and professional relationships and identify barriers in the transition phase.
Participants in Junior Blind's REACH initiative are youth, ages 16-25, who reside in California and possess the academic potential to achieve a high school diploma or equivalent.
Junior Blind's REACH staff are experienced and dedicated to helping participants achieve their goals.
Students may be referred by a family member, healthcare or blindness professional, California Regional Center or school districts.