On September 7, 2018 we held a Community Grants Conversation and Webinar to share information about the Council’s Community Grants program and answer questions from potential applicants. Below are minutes from the conversation and the Powerpoint presentation in which we […]
Registration is open for the 2018 PA Community Alliance Summit. The Summit is a day of networking, discovering alliances and collaboration building among diverse organizations throughout Pennsylvania that are led by and/or support underserved/unserved populations who experience marginalization and oppression. […]
The 2018 Pennsylvania Community Alliance Summit will be on September 5-6, 2018 in Harrisburg, and we are seeking 5-minute Pop-up Talks on all topics relating to strengthening community ties, grassroots organizing, and creating diverse alliances. You may also submit ideas for Pop-up Talks on […]
Our Fall 2017 Outlooks newsletter is now online! Please take a look and learn about: Our new Council leadership, Our plans for last week’s PA Community Alliance Summit, Request for Proposals reissued information; and Our newly appointed or […]
The document linked below serves to advise you of the issues presented and questions raised and answered at the “Conversation”/webinar with Council staff about Grassroots Grants. Additionally, the Grassroots Grants Powerpoint below should also be of help to those preparing applications. We […]
PADDC Launches Provocative Statewide Campaign to Draw Attention to Stigma Against People with Disabilities
This morning all across Pennsylvania, thousands of thought bubbles appeared with harsh stigmatizing statements such as, “Mentally ill people are dangerous,” “Most ‘disabled’ people are just scamming the system,” and “There’s no such thing as a learning disability—people just need […]
Due to multiple issues presented by the Pennsylvania budget impasse, we unfortunately must cancel the meetings of the Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council that were scheduled for October 14-15 in Harrisburg. We will provide updates as soon as we are able.