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GCDD's Deputy Director Visits the White House

GCDD's Deputy Director Visits the White House
This is a two-part blog written by Pat Nobbie, GCDD Deputy Director, on a community leaders briefing at the White House on Friday, February 10, 2012. In this blog, Nobbie shares an overview of her White House visit and the various issues that were addressed, as well features pictures...

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Media Advisory - Disability Day

February 16, 2012 Follow Updates via Twitter at #gcddday 2,500 Expected At 14th Disability Day at the Capitol - Gov. Deal and Perriello To Speak WHAT: The largest public gathering and rally held annually during the official legislative session emphasizes the statewide need for...

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GCDD’s Deputy Director Visits the White House - Part 2

GCDD’s Deputy Director Visits the White House - Part 2
This is the second part of a two-part blog written by Pat Nobbie, GCDD Deputy Director, on a community leaders briefing at the White House on Friday, February 10, 2012. In this blog, Nobbie shares an overview of her White House visit and the various issues that were addressed, as well features...

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2012 MAD Winter Article: Reaching Out to Citizens Across Georgia

By Becca Bauer The Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) is the State’s leader in advancing public policy on behalf of people with developmental disabilities and advocating for an integrated community. GCDD envisions a Georgia where all persons are included in all facets of...

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MLK Beloved Community Celebrated with A Waddie Welcome Reading on 1/15

The winter weather foiled plans for people in communities across Georgia this week. One event “casualty” was the reading in the new city of Milton of “Waddie Welcome and The Beloved Community.” It tells the story of friendships that transcended divisions of disability, race, and income and...

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New People First Officers & Self Advocacy Month is February

GCDD would like to recognize and congratulate the newly elected People First Officers: Marian Jackson, President; Renita Bundrage, Vice President; Amanda Alford, Secretary; and Bernard Baker, Treasurer. February is Self Advocacy Month! People First of Georgia is inviting anyone who is...

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