at The ILRC since 2018
Winston-Salem State University(2013)
National Member of Special Olympics
Corey Bruce completed his Bachelor’s degree at Winston-Salem State where he holds his bachelor’s degree in Rehabilitation Studies. Corey is currently attending Strayer University where he is getting his MBA in Healthcare Administration. He began working with people with disabilities in August 2009 where he specialize in Autistic children at a small non-profit
organization in Winston-Salem NC. Since then Corey has worked and helped with numerous non-profit organizations, served on the Special Olympics Committee, and a program coordinator for career development for persons with disabilities in high school.
In 2014, Corey expanded his reach and learning by working with the mental health community. Case management, Psychosocial Rehabilitation, and advocacy was the vocal point of his work for the next 4 years. Since his tenure working with the mental health community he has helped numerous kids graduate from high school, get employment, and live independent lives, while providing education for adults and the parents so they can build a stronger family structure in their community. Corey’s passion is to be able to help and advocate in the community whether its helping people with disabilities gain employment or helping the mental health community with independent living skills. Corey has reside in Jacksonville for 5 years helping building and shaping the community.
THE REASON WHY
I WORK AT THE ILRC
The ILRC is giving me the chance to use my strengths in the employment industry to help people with disabilities gain employment and become that voice which is needed.