Published in Oregon Public Broadcasting, Meaghan Clark Tiernan wrote about how Deaf-owned eateries are creating jobs for Deaf and hard of hearing individuals. Tiernan wrote "There are few employment opportunities for individuals who identify as deaf. According to a study by the National Deaf Center (NDC) in partnership with the University of Texas at Austin, only about 48 percent of the deaf community is employed in the United States (compared with 72 percent of hearing individuals). Mozzeria’s partnership with the CSD has the potential to change that." Read more about the fight joblessness within the Deaf community.