at The ILRC since 2016
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University of North Florida (2015)
B.A. Political Science
The ILRC (2018)
Employee of Excellence Award
City of Jacksonville (2018)
Hispanic Leadership Award
St. Augustine City Commission (2010)
United Association of Blind Athletes (2009)
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.”