Senators: Do more to help disabled Americans gain employment

Recently, we observed the 28th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, known as the ADA, which helped recognize and...
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Bitty and Beaus goes to Senate
Bitty & Beau’s founder testifies at Senate committee

As part of their continuing efforts to advocate for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, the owners of local cafe Bitty & Beau’s...
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15 Minutes with: Amy Wright

Amy Wright travels often from Wilmington to downtown Charleston to lead her team at Bitty & Beau’s on Church Street. CM: Did you...
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Man with Down syndrome gets huge surprise from boss

Trevor Jefferson is a barista, a “dance machine,” and he has Down syndrome. Trevor, 23, works at Bitty & Beau’s Coffee in Wilmington,...
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Bitty & Beau’s Announces Third Location

  Bitty & Beau’s Coffee, founded in 2016, has announced that Savannah, Georgia, will be the site of the company’s third location.  ...
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Bitty & Beau’s Coffee Launches #NotBroken Campaign

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — #NotBroken. That’s the social media campaign being spearheaded by one of our favorite Wilmington coffee shops. Bitty and Beau’s...
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20 Most Influential Moms of 2018 | Family Circle

Who needs Wonder Woman when you’ve got mothers? We have the same perseverance, power, and grit—plus our own versions of that Lasso of...
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SC coffee shop hiring people with disabilities is ‘human rights movement,’ owner says

The smell of freshly brewed coffee fills a packed cafe situated on a cobblestone street in the coastal city town of Charleston, S.C....
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Bitty & Beaus Celebrates Charleston SC Grand Opening

Bitty & Beaus Celebrates the grand opening of the second location in Charleston! The cafe, located at 159 Church Street in Charleston, South...
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Founder, Amy Wright Named 2017 CNN’s Hero of the Year

On Sunday, December 17, it was clear that Amy Wright, Bitty, Beau, and the 40 employees at the Wilmington, North Carolina, shop have...
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CNN Heroes winner shares her family’s story

Alisyn Camerota talks to CNN Hero of the Year Amy Wright about her journey opening “Bitty & Beau’s Coffee,” which employs 40 people...
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