7 honored for helping students with disabilities

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Brenda Garcia (left) speaks with Jane Haas, a recipient of the DisAbility Advocate of the year award. Seven Del Mar employees were recognized for activity helping students with disabilities at the college.

The Disability Services Office recognized seven staff and faculty members as the 2015 DisAbility Advocates of the Year on Oct. 23 in the Harvin Center.

Disability Awareness Month seeks to empower those with vary- ing abilities through information and resource acquisition to over- come barriers. The month celebrates diversity and strives to rebuild an integrated community in which all people are equally valued.

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