Events & Calendar

Overview
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Supported Life Conference

The Supported Life Institute advocates for inclusive and dynamic communities. They are hosting their yearly Supported Life Conference in-person and virtually on February 3, 2022. 

The in-person conference will allow a limited number of attendees operating on a first  come, first serve basis. Registration starts at 8:00am and the conference concludes at 4:00pm.

Learn more about the conference, its speakers, and registration with the brochure.

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African American Conference on Disabilities

It’s time to register for the 2022 virtual African American Conference on Disabilities (AACD) throughout the month of February. This conference is a FREE event!

Hosted by The Arizona Center for Disability Law and the Arizona Center for African  American Resources (AZCAAR), the AACD is the only comprehensive conference in the U.S. that addresses the intersection between race and disabilities.

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Let’s Work!

Employment Workshop

Join us* for a series of employment workshops for individuals with intellectual and developmental  disabilities. Learn about the Department of Rehabilitation and available services to help you prepare for and secure a job! The workshop will be offered in English with simultaneous Spanish, ASL translation and Closed Captioning.

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Self-Advocacy Meetings

Week of January 17

This week’s meetings are open to all self-advocates!

Tuesday, January 18 at 4:15pm: Placerville People First Chapter Meeting
Topic: What is Self Advocacy
Join the meeting with this link.
Or call 1-669-900-6833 
Meeting ID 891 4846 0804
Passcode: 410539

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Sankofa

A Network to Increase Advocacy and Decrease Disparities for Black Children

Sankofa was founded in 2015 in order to meet the unique needs of parents of Black  children with autism and other developmental disabilities. In collaboration with UC Davis Mind Institute, Sankofa is hosting once a month virtual meetings for parents, caregivers, and providers of Black disabled children. The mission is to provide culturally sensitive information and provide a safe space for families and providers. 

Alta Sponsored Event

Self-Determination Advisory Committee Meeting

The Self-Determination Advisory Committee (SDAC) plays an important role in the implementation and oversight of the Self Determination Program. Alta California Regional Center (ACRC) and the SDAC work collaboratively to prioritize the use of implementation funds to meet the needs of participants in our catchment area. SDAC membership is comprised of clients, family members and community members appointed by ACRC and the State Council on Developmental Disabilities.

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Coffee with Community Services

Service Providers are welcome to join us every Friday (returning January 2022) from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm for Coffee with Community Services!

Join the meeting with this link
Meeting number: 187 984 9134
Password: PwRVCSrM372