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JOSE MORALES

ADA Manager

at The ILRC since 2016
(904) 399-8484 x.313
JoseM@theILRC.org

EDUCATION

University of North Florida (2015)
B.A. Political Science

AWARDS AND CERTIFICATIONS

The ILRC (2018)
Employee of Excellence Award

City of Jacksonville (2018)
Hispanic Leadership Award

St. Augustine City Commission (2010)
Citizenship Award

United Association of Blind Athletes (2009)
Scholarship Recipient

JOSE MORALES

ADA Manager

Jose Morales went to high school at the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind. He also volunteered as a tutor for English as a Second Language students. In 2008, Jose joined a junior USA Goalball team. Goalball is an adaptive sport for the blind and visually impaired. He is currently coaching youth in Jacksonville and is nationally recognized in the sport.

Jose recently graduated from the University of North Florida with a Bachelor’s in Political Science and a minor in International Studies. He is currently working in our agency as a Program Assistant. "I hope to inspire, empower, and motivate people who face some of the same barriers I come across," said Jose, when asked what he liked the most about his job.

THE REASON WHY

I WORK AT THE ILRC

“I am honored to work at the ILRC because I get to help develop and promote, self advocate, engage the community, and network for all people with disabilities in our community.”