Press Releases

Press Releases

The press release section includes official GCDD news and announcements about issues and events pertaining to people with developmental disabilities and their families in Georgia.

Media Relations: If you are a member of the media and would like additional information or have an interview request, please contact:

Hillary Hibben
Media Relations Director

404.657.2121

 

GCDD Welcomes New Chair and Executive Committee

New GCDD Chair Parker GlickThe Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) welcomes five new executive committee members who will lead the council and its work to bring about social and policy changes for people with developmental disabilities and their families throughout the...

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Nonprofit Aims to Dismantle School-to-Prison Pipeline

February 19, 2020 (Gwinnett County, Georgia) – The Gwinnett Parent Coalition to Dismantle the School-to-Prison Pipeline (Gwinnett SToPP) was formed in 2007 to lead a parent-driven, community-centered partnership approach to dismantling the school-to-prison pipeline in Gwinnett County. Its...

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Take Your Legislator to Work Day Opens, Focuses on Self Advocacy

October 30, 2019 (Georgia) – The fifth annual Take Your Legislator to Work Day (TYLTWD), hosted by the Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD), is officially open to encourage employees with developmental disabilities to educate and inform their legislators about the benefits of...

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