POLICY AND ADVOCACY

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12/08/2017

The School-to-Prison Pipeline: The Intersections of Students of Color with Disabilities

fromhttps://www.youtube.com/user/USCCR/videos
A focused investigation will examine school districts' compliance with federal laws designed to ensure the safety of students of color with disabilities against discrimination, and whether laws adequately protect these students from discriminatory disciplinary actions and policies.

11/19/2017

2017 Ruderman Inclusion Summit

fromhttp://inclusion2017.org/
The Summit will bring together 1,000 people from a variety of sectors including: tech, policy, human services, fashion, education, social justice, business, housing, advocacy and more to network and share best practices. Our goal is to inspire, motivate, and arm attendees with the know how to keep up the work of advancing full inclusion of people with disabilities in every aspect of life. These two days will be packed with over 15 panels and plenaries!

10/10/2017

Organizational Change Forum: Sheltered Workshop Conversion to Community Employment

fromhttp://vermontapse.org/vermont_conversion_institute
Join us for this dynamic event focused on employment for individuals with disabilities. Hear from leaders who have aligned federal, state, and local systems and agencies to move from sheltered work to offer exceptional community-based employment supports.

10/05/2016

2016 Southwest Conference on Disability

fromhttp://www.cdd.unm.edu/swconf/index.html
Join us in Albuquerque for the 2016 Southwest Conference on Disability, October 4 - 7, 2016 during the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. The conference theme for 2016 is: Reducing Disparities For People With Disabilities Through Systems Change.
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