2013 Council on Community Advocacy Award
December 9, 2013
|FCIC Assoc. Director Elizabeth Perkins and CAC Chair Damian Gregory with AUCD President Julie Fodor|
The COCA Award is presented to a UCEDD that has exhibited the strongest commitment to support the full and active participation of self-advocates and family members on its consumer advisory council.
Community Advisory Committee, Florida Center for Inclusive Communities
In Recognition of Your Commitment and Support of Full
and Active Participation of Self-Advocates and Family Members
"The Community Advisory Committee (CAC) of the Florida Center for Inclusive Communities (FCIC) is a vibrant and engaged group of individuals that collectively guide and contribute to the work of the UCEDD. Dr. Elizabeth Perkins, FCIC's Associate Director, summarizes the value of the CAC as follows, ‘We are forever indebted to the altruism, dedication, and determination of our CAC members to truly "make a difference"'. The FCIC is enriched by the CAC's insight, knowledge, experience, and most importantly a willingness to share these gifts to be of service to others."