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GCDD VIEWPOINT - Justice and Equality

GCDD VIEWPOINT - Justice and Equality
I hope that you are all doing well during this time of great change. Not only have we dealt with a global pandemic, economic chaos and a state primary election riddled with criticism – but now we are witnessing people in the streets asking for justice and equity. Never in many of our lifetimes...

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PUBLIC POLICY FOR THE PEOPLE: Official 2020 Legislative Recap

PUBLIC POLICY FOR THE PEOPLE: Official 2020 Legislative Recap
Welcome to our official 2020 legislative recap. This session can only be described as a roller coaster, with plenty of highs and lows. For starters, no one could have predicted we would not have a recap for you all until July! Although our state session typically ends in April, it did not end...

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AROUND THE STATE - Congratulations, Graduates! 

AROUND THE STATE - Congratulations, Graduates! 
It’s graduation season! Across the state, young people graduated from high school and college throughout Georgia earlier this spring and last fall. Making a Difference magazine wanted to celebrate this milestone of the graduates across the nine inclusive post-secondary education (IPSE) programs...

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ADA 30: Celebrating the Americans with Disabilities Act

GCDD Legislative Advocacy Director Charlie Miller interviewed Mark Johnson, renowned disability advocate and former director of advocacy at the Shepherd Center, on what it was like to advocate for the Americans with Disabilities Act, what the future holds and his advice for young...

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