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AUCD Emerging Leaders Community

AUCD Emerging Leaders Community is a bi-monthly newsletter highlighting opportunities specifically to trainees and early career professionals in the AUCD Network. This newsletter provides the most up-to-date information on webinars, events, and open leadership roles. Current and former trainees, as well as Network Training Directors, are encouraged to subscribe.

Newsletter 2 | April 2024

Top Highlights

AUCD Launches New Website

AUCD is thrilled to share its new website! The new AUCD website is a space where AUCD Network members, supporters, partners, and friends can find the latest news, research, and events across the Network and disability community. 

Emerging Leaders Spotlight

The Emerging Leaders Spotlight section offers you a platform to showcase and celebrate your noteworthy achievements and impactful contributions within your community. As a Training Director or fellow trainee, you can also nominate someone! Whether it's through leadership initiatives, community service projects, or other meaningful endeavors, this spotlight allows you to provide a comprehensive and inspiring overview of the dedication and impact Emerging Leaders make within the AUCD Network.


2024 Disability Policy Seminar Orientation and Policy Education 101 Workshop

This workshop helped prepare trainees for the 2024 Disability Policy Seminar that took place earlier in April in Washington, DC, to learn how to educate policymakers in DC and at home, as well as how to connect their experience and expertise to policy.

AUCD's Policy Team and Invited Guest Speakers Reviewed: 

  • the basics of how the federal government works.
  • receive tips for meeting with and educating policymakers; and
  • how to frame policy priorities for effective impact. 

View the recording of the webinar here. 

Read the full newsletter.

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Past Issues

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