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Virtual Events: We’re All in this Together

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We are committed to providing multiple options for people to stay involved in their community while maintaining the recommended social distancing.  Therefore, we are offering a variety of interactive events online. Keep an eye on this page for upcoming webinars, Q & A sessions with your leaders and experts, informational offerings, and extra advocacy training courses.

If you require captions or an ASL Interpreter, please contact Shannon Secrest via email at Facebook events will have captions added once the live event ends and an ASL summary of the discussion.

Details for each event can be found below this week’s listings or click on the title to jump to the information.

This Week’s Virtual Events 


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Upcoming Events

PEAK Parent Center three-part series

Wednesday, 5/20 ⋅ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Topic: Supporting Your Youth’s Mental Health and Accessing Services During the Time of COVID-19. Presented by Keely Garren             Registration Link

Wednesday, 5/27 ⋅ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Topic: The Shifting Role of a Parent as Your Child Becomes Self-Determined. Presented by Beth Schaffner and Sherrell Bethel             Registration Link

Wednesday, 6/03 ⋅ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Topic: Summer is Coming! Setting Up for Success. Presented by Kiki McGough             Registration Link

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Ongoing Conversations

Outvote Communication – Relational Messaging with Dawn Howard
  1. Every Wednesday 3 pm – 4 pm  and Thursday 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
  2. Individual sessions are also available with Dawn. Email for scheduling.

Listen to a recorded message, An Opportunity, by Angela Nevin on behalf of CCDC about this important event. (An Opportunity transcript)

At CCDC, we are focusing on how to spread our messages to make a significant change and build power within our community. Each week we have two virtual meetings in which we use a messaging app called Outvote to connect people through relational organizing. All messaging, which comes directly from CCDC, is sent through OutVote. These messages include things like calling your legislators, signing on to an action letter, or going down to the Capitol to testify – any time we need to rally people to make a change. And, as the name suggests, it is used for everything related to voting!

We will go step by step and show you how to use the Outvote app on your phone or computer and even provide the messages (if you want them) for you to share with your friends, family, providers, or anyone in your contact list.

Right now, our focus is for us to engage in substantial change without leaving the comfort of our homes (or violating the Stay at Home Orders). Join the next Outvote messaging meeting. See you then!

Join Zoom Meeting:
Meeting ID: 395-538-6232
Dial-In: (253) 215-8782 or (301 ) 715-8592

Facebook Live with Julie Reiskin:

Mon & Fri @ 12:30 – Come and share your lunch with Julie (or a CCDC Leader) offering updates, check-ins, and news for the day. (Facebook link)

Coffee and Conversation with CCDC

Every Saturday at 10:00 am – Pour yourself a cup of your favorite morning beverage and connect without the worries of social distancing.  Now available with an ASL Interpreter. (Weblink or call 669-900-6833 Meeting ID: 318-380-521 )

This is an interesting video about the importance of coffee around the world as a connection to others. Just a little Coronabonus for you to enjoy.

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