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Amazon finds an alternative workforce through Northwest Center, a Seattle nonprofit helping people with disabilities

Michael Howard quickly moves his cart through rows of shelving at the  Amazon grocery site in SoDo. 

Many workers are clients of Northwest Center, which has a long-standing partnership with Amazon to help people with disabilities find work . 

Thursday March 21, 2019
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Northwest Center has helped scores of people with disabilities find employment with Amazon in the Seattle area with a model it hopes other employers will emulate.

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