New Leadership Opportunity: Council Trainee Representative

New Leadership Opportunity: Council Trainee Representative

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Location: Webinar

Calling all IDDRC, LEND, and UCEDD trainees! Join this webinar to learn about a NEW leadership opportunity! AUCD includes 5 Councils that address emerging trends and issues to facilitate communication across and beyond the AUCD network, including community education, leadership and advocacy, research and evaluation, diversity and inclusion, and interdisciplinary training. This year, one trainee per Council will be selected as a Council Trainee Representative and act as a liaison between the Emerging Leaders Community and the Council.

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2019 Welcome Webinar: Connect and Get Involved with AUCD!

2019 Welcome Webinar: Connect and Get Involved with AUCD!

Friday, September 27, 2019
Location: Webinar

Welcome to the AUCD network, 2019 -2020 Trainees! On Friday, September 27th, we learned more about how you can connect and get involved with the AUCD network. The two AUCD Emerging Leaders Interns, Meghan and Jazmin, were excited to actively engage with you all to share resources and opportunities to help you make the most out of your traineeship! They look forward to getting to know everyone this upcoming year.

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AAIDD 143 Annual Meeting

AAIDD 143 Annual Meeting

Monday, June 24, 2019 - Thursday, June 27, 2019
Location: Twin Cities, MN

http://aaidd.org/education/annual-conference
The 143rd AAIDD Annual Meeting will provide a forum for researchers, practitioners, policymakers, students and advocates to learn about innovations in our field that are being translated and implemented on a grander scale. Through knowledge translation we can change practices and policies through effectively communicating our research and creating change at all levels. In a political climate that is complex and dynamic, it is important to remain relevant through the thoughtful translation of our knowledge.

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2019 AUCD Leadership Academy

2019 AUCD Leadership Academy

Sunday, June 23, 2019 - Friday, June 28, 2019
Location: Atlanta GA

https://www.aucd.org/template/page.cfm?id=1001
The AUCD Leadership Academy is a week-long program designed to enhance the skills of current and emerging leaders from the disability network to build coalitions to improve systems of supports and services. The Leadership Academy seeks participants from UCEDDs, LENDs, and their disability partners to come together to immerse themselves for a week of study, shared experiences, self-evaluation, and skill development. Participants will engage with their cohort, Academy staff, local coaches, and national allies in the year following the experience. The Academy will focus on the exploration of shared values and commitments to civil and human rights, assessments of personal and leadership strengths, skills in building partnerships to achieve collective impact, and establishing personal and professional leadership goals.

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Policy Post Session: A Webinar for AUCD Emerging Leaders who attended DPS2019

Policy Post Session: A Webinar for AUCD Emerging Leaders who attended DPS2019

Thursday, April 25, 2019
Location: Webinar

Join us to learn about next steps after attending the 2019 Disability Policy Seminar. You'll get tips about how to follow up with your policymakers.

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2019 AUCD Policy Forum

2019 AUCD Policy Forum

Sunday, April 7, 2019
Location: Washington, D.C.

On Sunday evening immediately before the Disability Policy Seminar, AUCD is hosting a special Policy Forum! Attendees will have exclusive access to Hill staffers and former trainees now working in policy, and learn from the experts how to best craft your message for Wednesday's Hill visits. An evening reception will provide a comfortable background for trainees to meet and network with over 200 peers from around the country.

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Disability Policy Seminar 2019 and AUCD Policy Forum

Disability Policy Seminar 2019 and AUCD Policy Forum

Sunday, April 7, 2019 - Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Location: Washington, D.C.

http://disabilitypolicyseminar.org/
The Disability Policy Seminar hosted by The Arc, UCP, AUCD, AAIDD, NACDD, and SABE is the premier opportunity to cultivate champions on Capitol Hill and advance the grassroots movement for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. For 40 years, this unique platform has offered the opportunity to come together with passionate advocates, self-advocates, experts, and professionals in the field to learn about key issues. All AUCD Emerging Leaders, including Trainees, are invited to a pre-DPS Policy Forum on Sunday afternoon. Attendees will have exclusive access to Hill staffers and former trainees now working in policy, and learn from the experts how to best craft your message for Wednesday's Hill visits.

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Making Lifelong Connections 2019

Making Lifelong Connections 2019

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 - Friday, April 5, 2019
Location: Madison, WI

https://mchbmakinglifelongconnections.wordpress.com/
The Maternal and Child Health Bureau (MCHB) and the Making Lifelong Connections Planning Committee would like to invite trainees to participate in a unique opportunity to build leadership skills, meet other current and former MCHB trainees and enhance their career development.

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Policy Prep Session: A Webinar for AUCD Emerging Leaders attending DPS2019

Policy Prep Session: A Webinar for AUCD Emerging Leaders attending DPS2019

Thursday, March 14, 2019
Location: Webinar

Join us for a chance to learn about what to expect during the 2019 AUCD Policy Forum and the Disability Policy Seminar. You'll get tips around setting up your Hill visits! Lastly, we'll be available to answer any questions you may have as you prepare to join us in Washington, D.C.

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Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity

Pacific Rim International Conference on Disability and Diversity

Monday, March 4, 2019 - Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Location: Honolulu, HI

PacRim has been bringing people together for more than 30 years. And PacRim 2019 is no exception. We want individuals with disabilities, their families, service providers, researchers, educators, employers, deep thinkers, change agents, policy makers and entrepreneurs to join us in March 2019. Only by coming together and sharing can we offer individuals with disabilities a better future.

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AUCD Conferences

AUCD's Annual Conference

The AUCD Conference brings people together to remember, celebrate, and remind others that all human beings have value, and a right to be included in their communities. In November we will share and learn from one another about ways to create opportunity, access, and equity in education, housing, employment, healthcare, faith communities, transportation, activities, and all aspects of community living. Join us at AUCD as we come together, celebrate our achievements, and to recharge our commitment to achieving inclusive communities!

Visit the AUCD Conference website.

Disability Policy Seminar
The Disability Policy Seminar is the premier opportunity to cultivate champions on Capitol Hill and advance the grassroots movement for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Join AUCD, the Arc, AAIDD, NACDD, SABE, and UCP as we learn about and advocate for access to health care and community living supports, and bedrock civil rights protections. The first 100 days of any new Administration and Congress are key to setting the agenda, and this year, more than ever, we need you in Washington, DC.

Visit the Disability Policy Seminar's website.