Get Ready for the 2017 Legislative Session

Get Ready for the 2017 Legislative Session
The phrase, “What a difference a year makes,” certainly rings true today. Since the conclusion of the 2016 Georgia legislative session, there have been so many changes in leadership on the federal, state and local levels. A presidential election was held, new legislators were elected bringing a...

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Advocating to the Fullest

Advocating to the Fullest
Georgians with disabilities want to live full lives in our communities and they are fully capable of doing so. And we know that if we, the citizens of Georgia, choose to make positive changes to our system, more and more people with disabilities will be working in our communities, living with...

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GCDD Welcomes Six New Advisory Members

GCDD Welcomes Six New Advisory Members
The Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities welcomes six new advisory Council members to its board. The advisory members are selected by Council members, have no voting rights, and each serve one two-year term. Ms. June Armour, Self-AdvocateAthens, Georgia 30601706.548.9553 Ms. Christine...

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Making GA Beaches Accessible - Public Input Session

Comprehensive Disability Accessibility Assessment and Improvement Plan Public Input Session The Jekyll Island Authority (JIA) and the Georgia State ADA Coordinator’s Office are engaged in the development of a Comprehensive Disability Accessibility Assessment and Improvement Plan to enhance...

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Alert: Service for Dottie Adams Postponed

Jan 11, 2017 - Bad weather and a problem with the location have postponed the Celebration of Life Ceremony for Dottie Adams. We will keep everyone posted on the new date and time as soon as we get more information. Please note there will NOT be a service at Centenary United Methodist Church...

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PolicyBites: Catch our Advocacy Phone Call Mon@9:30am & Other Happenings

Tomorrow is the day! January 9 marks the first day of the 2017 Legislative Session here in GA. What is going on you may ask? Catch our weekly phone call, every Monday during session at 9:30 am. Calls are kept short and a great way to touch base with what is going down under the Gold Dome. Dial...

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Service for Dottie Adams

CORRECTION (Jan 6, 2017): Because of the threat for bad weather in north Georgia and the Atlanta area, the memorial/celebration planned for Dottie Adams will be rescheduled for a later date. We will keep everyone posted on the new date and time as soon as we get more information. By now you may...

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Register Now to Attend Dec. 7 UNLOCK! Rev Up Rally

Register Now to Attend Dec. 7 UNLOCK! Rev Up Rally
We hope you had as much fun as we did at the UNLOCK! Pre-Legislative Summit last month. We are excited to announce that registration is open for the 2016 UNLOCK! Rev Up Rally! With January right around the corner, now is the time to get fired up and ready for the legislative session. Join us to...

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