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IPSE Digital Media Internship Program

IPSE Digital Media Internship Program About the Program: Claritas Creative’s digital communications team is looking to fill one internship position for the Fall 2022 semester. Students with an interest in pursuing a career in media, including marketing, public relations, photography,...

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Save the Date: 2022 GCDD Candidate Forum

Save the Date: 2022 GCDD Candidate Forum
SAVE THE DATE 2022 GCDD Candidate Forum Thursday, September 29th6:00 PM ESTHybrid Event This hybrid event will be available for online and in person at theDecatur Marriott Hotel and Conference Center130 Clairemont AvenueDecatur, Georgia Candidates have been invited to participate who are...

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GCDD Announces Grants Manager Job Opening

GCDD is Hiring! GRANTS MANAGER Job Summary: The Grants Manager (GM) assists the Senior Director of Operations and Contracts with all aspects of the contract management process. This position includes coordinating the grants process from the Notice of Funds Available (NOFA) preparation to the...

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The Office of Georgia Senator Sally Harrell and Partners to Host Press Conference at Georgia State Capitol in Support of Senate Bill 208

THE OFFICE OF GEORGIA SENATOR SALLY HARRELL AND PARTNERS TO HOST PRESS CONFERENCE AT GEORGIA STATE CAPITOL IN SUPPORT OF SENATE BILL 208 (February 22, 2022-Atlanta, Ga) – “We Are Here, So Hear Us: Fully Fund in Five,” Georgia Senator Sally Harrell and partners are hosting a press conference...

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GCDD Announces Grantee Awards

THE GEORGIA COUNCIL ON DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES ANNOUNCES NINE NEW GRANTEES THAT WILL HELP FULFILL GEORGIA PROJECTS IN 2022 (January 24, 2022-Atlanta, Ga)-The Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) selected nine new grantees in January. Every year, GCDD’s Council members award...

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Public Policy for the People - Policy Calls!

Public Policy for the People weekly phone calls are led by GCDD’s Legislative Advocacy Director, Charlie Miller. The calls will take place every Friday at 12:00 noon on Zoom during this 2022 Georgia Legislative Session. Register for the calls at ...

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Job Opening: Social Media Coordinator

The Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities is in search of a Social Media Coordinator. This role is a 12 month contract position that runs from March 1, 2022 until February 28, 2023. The individual who is selected will be responsible for outlining and planning engaging social media...

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DBHDD and DCH Rescind Proposed Waiver Changes

On Thursday, December 9th, the Department of Community Health (DCH) and the Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities (DBHDD) released a joint statement indicating that they officially rescinded their proposals to place daily maximum caps on skilled nursing services and...

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COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic for Children with Autism

The Care Coordination and Severe Behavior Teams at Marcus Autism Center are hosting a vaccine clinic on October 9th and 30th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will vaccinate patients 12 and up with Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine that now has full Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval. Who...

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GCDD Announces New NoFA for COVID Vaccine Access

21FEDCOVID-2: Vaccine Access for Individuals with Disabilities Through this Notice of Funds Available, the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) seeks to support local and statewide efforts that result in increased access to COVID-19 vaccines for people with disabilities. Grant...

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