Commemorating the 27th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

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Today we pause to take a moment to not only celebrate, but to commemorate the 27th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). On behalf of the ANCOR staff and Board of Directors, we are honored to represent ANCOR during this historical moment, and even prouder to represent our members who make the vision and dream of the ADA a reality. Over the past several months, this promise of community integration, representing the core American values of independence and equal ...

Coalition for DSP Living Wage Budget Update

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Following the news of our recent budget victory, we have received a number of questions regarding the $20 million line item and when we expect this funding will be available to the State's Direct Support Professional workforce. With this in mind, we thought it important to share with you an update and some additional information about how the budgeting process works. Appropriations in the Budget have corresponding language and in this instance, the language surrounding the $20 million ...

ABCD thanks Patti Carlesimo

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ABCD thanks Patti Carlesimo (Executive Director, LADACIN) for serving as the President of ABCD's Board of Directors 2013-2017 and congratulates Keith Kearney (Executive Director UCP of Hudson) as he begins his term as our new President of the Board of Directors. Picture included. (from left to right—Dr. Dan Keating, Patti Carlesimo and Keith Kearney)