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 National Disability Leaders for Atlanta's 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act Celebration, Sponsors 10th anniversary symposium of the Children’s Freedom Initiative, and Reports on the Olmstead Settlement Agreement between

ATLANTA, GA, August 19, 2015 -- Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities’ (GCDD) Summer edition of Making a Difference quarterly news magazine commemorates the 25th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) with coverage of the ADA25 Georgia Legacy Parade and the national ADA...

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Parade to Celebrate 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Marchers, Drummers, Speakers, Dancers Gather in Downtown Atlanta to Honor ADA Legacy

MEDIA ADVISORY: June 13, 2015 WHO:• Claudia Gordon, the first known deaf African-American female lawyer and current Chief-of-Staff for the U. S. Department of Labor, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs• Simi Linton, one of America's foremost experts on disability and the arts,...

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GCDD Receives an Exclusive Message from Rep John Lewis, Welcomes Gov. Nathan Deal and Disability Advocates at Disability Day at The Capitol, Recaps the 2015 Legislative Session and Focuses on Community Building in the Spring issue of Making a Difference

ATLANTA, GA, April 30, 2015 -- Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities’ (GCDD) Spring edition of Making a Difference quarterly news magazine provides in-depth coverage of the 17th annual Disability Day at the Capitol. The day welcomed a speech by Governor Nathan Deal, and brought together...

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