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Vote in 2020 Runoff Elections

Vote in 2020 Runoff Elections
Runoff elections are held when no candidate wins the required majority of votes. Anyone who is registered to vote in Georgia can vote in state, local, and federal runoff elections. Check your voter status. Runoff dates for the 2020 US Senate Race in Georgia are: November 18: Earliest day...

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GCDD Announces New NoFA/RFP for Coalition of Family Advocates

Building a Coalition of Family AdvocatesThe Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) is requesting proposals to create a new coalition of parent and family advocates within the disability community. We hope the coalition will make an impact both by advocating at the legislative level...

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GCDD STORY COLLECTION - When Hobby Becomes Career

GCDD STORY COLLECTION - When Hobby Becomes Career
by Moira Bucciarelli, Photographer: Haylee Fucini-Lenkey Nandi – short for Nanditha – is finally home. She has lived in a variety of places, some better than others. Nandi gets emotional as she recalls painful experiences from her group home life – in one instance being told to pack up and move...

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PUBLIC POLICY FOR THE PEOPLE: The Disability Vote Counts!

PUBLIC POLICY FOR THE PEOPLE: The Disability Vote Counts!
“VOTE LIKE YOUR LIFE DEPENDS ON IT, BECAUSE IT DOES!” – Justin Dart In this edition of Public Policy for the People, we will be focusing on the upcoming 2020 election, which sees key national and state seats up for grabs. This election will certainly be one for the history books, as much of our...

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