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Category: Events

Events

Carrie Ann Lucas Training –Registration Now Open!

Please join us in honoring Ms. Lucas’ extraordinary contributions to disability and family advocacy at the ORPC’s Carrie Ann Lucas Disability Advocacy training and reception.  The training and reception will be held on Colorado Carrie Ann Lucas Day, February 25, 2020.  Registration is now open!  Register here: https://fs7.formsite.com/ORPCColorado/mrkeaxfz8y/index.html.

February 25, 2020, 1:00-7:00 p.m.: Carrie Ann Lucas Disability Advocacy Training and Reception

Join the ORPC, Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition, and the Civil Rights Education and Enforcement Center for this celebration of Ms. Lucas’ life and accomplishments.  The training will focus on what the law says about and parenting and disability, including:

  1. An introduction to the ADA and Rehabilitation Act, including what qualifies as a disability and how to recognize disability
  2. Family law and the ADA: treatment plans, reasonable accommodations, and resources
  3. Parent panel: parenting with a disability and parenting children with disabilities

The training will be held in the Colorado Room of the History Colorado Center (1200 Broadway, Denver, CO), with a reception to follow at the Ralph L. Carr Judicial Center (entrances at 1300 Broadway and 2 East 14th Street, Denver, CO).

Sheryle’s Service

Picture of Sheryle Hutter

Sheryle’s service is will be on Thursday, October 24th at 3:00 PM at Newcomer Funeral Home

Aurora, CO 80011

Join Us to Celebrate The Passage of HB 19-1269, The Mental Health Parity Insurance Bill

Colorado Coalition for Parity

Join us to celebrate the recent passage of HB 19-1269 The Mental Health Parity Insurance Bill

 

September 20th 2019
10:30 AM– 12:00PM

 

Addiction Professionals Day
Tivoli Film Center
University of Colorado – Denver – College of Arts and Media
Auraria Campus
901 Larimer St. Denver, CO 80202

Special recognition of the legislative bill sponsors
Meet Colorado’s new Ombudsman for Behavioral Health Care Access

 

Refreshments

 

The Denver Reel Recovery Film Festival Presented 9/20/19 Tivoli Film Center Immediately following the Parity reception

The Denver Reel Recovery Film Festival
Presented
9/20/19
Tivoli Film Center
Immediately following the
Parity reception

 

SAVE THE DATE! 9/21/19 AFR Colorado Hosts: RALLY FOR RECOVERY Denver Civic Center Park

SAVE THE DATE!
9/21/19
AFR Colorado Hosts:
RALLY FOR RECOVERY
Denver Civic Center Park

 

Annual ADA Access Awards Luncheon on September 25, 2019

CCDC -ADA Access Awards Logo

 

CCDC invites you to attend and support our 2019 ADA Access Awards Luncheon, to be held on Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2019, from 12:00 – 1:30 p.m. (doors open at 11:30 a.m.) at the United Club in the Broncos Stadium at Mile High. At this event, we will recognize and honor community organizations and individuals who go above and beyond in their advocacy efforts for the disability community and who have done this work with equity in mind. All proceeds from this event benefit the programs of CCDC all year-round.

Our thrilling keynote speaker this year is Dr. Phil Mitchell, M.D.!
Pictured here at a July 2017 TEDX Talk is Dr. Phil Mitchell.
Pictured here at a July 2017 TEDX Talk is Dr. Phil Mitchell.

A board certified emergency physician who has practiced in the Denver metro area after completing his residency at Denver Health Medical Center where he served as chief resident, Dr. Mitchell joined the CCDC volunteer board of directors in 2018. Dr. Mitchell completed medical school at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Jersey and was appointed to the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society in his third year. Dr. Mitchell has served as the medical director at Parker Adventist hospital for over a decade. Currently serving as the VP of Medical Affairs for DispatchHealth, he has devoted his time to developing clinical treatment guidelines, creating mechanisms to provide high level, acute, and post-acute care in the home in an evidence-based and compliant manner, and educating midlevel providers in home-based acute care medicine. In July of 2017, Dr. Mitchell delivered a TED talk at TEDx Mile High titled, “The ER Housecall for the 21st Century”.   We are so appreciative of Dr. Mitchell’s time and acceptance of our invitation to be our keynote speaker in 2019.

Along with the keynote address, CCDC will honor four Coloradans who have made major contributions to advancing social justice for people with all types of disabilities.  At this luncheon, CCDC will also pay tribute to Carrie Ann Lucas, a nationally renowned disability rights activist who passed away this past spring.

Sponsorships are available and start at $500 each. To learn more, email this year’s Annual ADA Access Awards Luncheon organizer Lucinda Rowe at lrowe@ccdconline.org or call 720-994-0313.  To RSVP click here.

Event Date: 09/25/2019 – 11:30am – 1:30pm
Event Location: Broncos Stadium at Mile High, United Club Level (inside the stadium), 1701 Bryant Street, Denver, CO  80204

Our special thanks to 2019 Champion Level Sponsors, AOI Home Care and Rocky Mountain Health Plans!

Accent on Independence
Logo of AOI Home Care
Logo of Rocky Mountain Health Plans

 

ADAPT victorious again! CONGRESSWOMEN DEGETTE AGREED TO ALL OF THE ADAPT DEMANDS INCLUDING FIXING THE PROBLEMS WITH THE HELLISH ELECTRONIC VISIT VERIFICATION

ADAPT’s demands of Congresswoman DeGette during the Fall Denver National ADAPT Action, 2018

ADAPT Cordially invites you to a HOMECOMING! –November 12th, 2018

ADAPT Homecoming Rally

Picture of Wade Blank and a group of the Original ADAPT Activist from the 'Gang of 19'
Picture of Wade Blank and a group of the Original ADAPT Activist from the ‘Gang of 19’

2PM – 4PM
Join us in welcoming members of ADAPT back to Denver, CO, the HOME OF ADAPT.
Featuring speakers from our community.

 

Sneak Preview…

Poster for the new ADAPT Documentary, "Piss on Pity: The Story of ADAPT" --An ADAPT Activist handcuffed to the back on his Wheelchair
Poster for the new ADAPT Documentary, “Piss on Pity: The Story of ADAPT” –An ADAPT Activist handcuffed to the back on his Wheelchair

7:30PM
Embassy Suite’s Ballroom

14th Ave. and Stout St.

Preview screening of a feature documentary on the history of ADAPT, including rare footage and never-seen interviews with ADAPT activist from across the country.

 

To sponsor the ADAPT Homecoming, please contact Jackie Mitchell at jacicem@yahoo.com and Dawn Russell at cdawnrussell1965@yahoo.com, or call 303-884-1471. Thank You!

For more information, click to open or download the official flyer:

Fall Colorado Rally Flyer 10-2018

Summer 2018 CCDC Statewide Listening Tour

Come and join on our free Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition Statewide Listening Tour as we meet with people across our state to hear what you have to say.

The largest most experienced and trusted statewide disability rights organization in Colorado, CCDC, is conducting a Summer 2018 Statewide Listening Tour. It’s taking place in communities around the state and CCDC wants to hear from YOU!

During this tour, CCDC Executive Director Julie Reiskin will be available to provide the most up to date, accurate information on what has and has not changed at the Federal level regarding disability policy, what has and has not changed at the state level, and how you can make sure that your voice is heard.

We want to hear from people with disabilities (PWD) and our allies around the state about the most common issues that affect them in their communities. When possible, we want to help find possible solutions. CCDC will be revising Its strategic plan in 2019 and we want to ensure we focus on those issues most important to Coloradans with Disabilities. ‬‬

CONTACT: Please contact Karyn ReNae Anderson at  kranderson@ccdconline.org or 970–393-0170 if you
need any accommodations to participate as soon as possible but at least by (one week before events).

Scheduled dates and locations:

Link:  Aug 6th:   11am-1pm, Durango
Link: Aug 14th:   11am-1pm, Fort Collins
Link: Aug 14th:   3pm-5pm, Greeley
Link: Aug 17th:   3pm-5pm, Steamboat Springs
Link: Aug 22nd:   9am-1am, Fort Collins
Link: Aug 28th:   9am-1am, Glenwood Springs
Link: Aug 29th:   10:30am-12:30pm, Grand Junction
Link: Sep 11th:   1pm-3pm, Colorado Springs


Tour Details

Stop #5: Durango, Colorado

August 6, 2018:   11am-1pm, Durango Public Library, 1900 E 3rd Ave, Durango, Colorado 81301
Come and join us at the August 6 stop on our free Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition Statewide Listening Tour in Durango.

Free lunch will be provided to guests.


Stop #6: Fort Collins, Colorado

August 14, 2018: 11am – 1 pm, Harmony Library, 4616 S Shields St, Fort Collins, CO 80526
Come and join us at the August 14 stop on our free Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition Statewide Listening Tour in Ft. Collins.

Free lunch will be provided to guests.


Stop #7: Greeley, Colorado

August 14, 2018: 3pm – 5 pm, Lincoln Park Library, 1012 11th Street, Greeley, Colorado 80631
Come and join us at the August 14th stop on our free Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition Statewide Listening Tour in Greeley.

Free snacks will be provided to guests.


Stop #8: Steamboat Springs, Colorado

August 17, 2018: 10 am – 12 pm, Bud Werner Memorial Library, 1289 Lincoln Ave, Steamboat Springs, CO 80487
Come and join us at the August 17 stop on our free Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition Statewide Listening Tour in Steamboat Springs.

Free brunch will be provided to guests.


Stop #9: Aurora, Colorado

August 22, 2018: 9 am – 11 am, Aurora Fire Department Station #11, 2291 S Joliet St, Aurora, Colorado 80014
Come and join us at the August 22nd stop on our free Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition Statewide Listening Tour in Steamboat Springs.

Free breakfast will be provided to guests.


Stop #10: Glenwood Springs, Colorado

August 28, 2018: 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm, Glenwood Springs Branch Library, 815 Cooper Ave, Glenwood Springs, Colorado 81601
Come and join us at the August 28th stop on our free Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition Statewide Listening Tour in Glenwood Springs.

Free lunch will be provided to guests.


Stop #11: Grand Junction, Colorado

August 29, 2018: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm, Mesa County Workforce Center, 512 29 1/2 Rd, Grand Junction, Colorado 81504
Come and join us at the August 29th stop on our free Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition Statewide Listening Tour in Grand Junction.

Free breakfast will be provided to guests.


Stop #12: Colorado Springs, Colorado

September 11, 2018: 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, The Independence Center; 729 South Tejon St., Colorado Springs
Come and join us at the September 11th stop on our free Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition Statewide Listening Tour in Grand Junction.

Free lunch will be provided to guests.

Nominations for Memorial Awards Now Open

 

Dear CCDC Members:

 

It is time once again for you to submit nominations for our memorial awards. You may use this link .  You can only nominate one person per survey, but you can fill out the survey as many times as you want. We have many people for whom awards are named, we do not offer every category every year. We have selected 12 award categories and will give 6 awards on September 17th at 5:00 p.m. at the Lowry Conference Center at 1061 Akron Way.

These awards will be announced on September 01. Anyone is welcome to attend the awards ceremony. We will be putting out an Evite in early September.

These memorial awards generally recognize people currently active in the disability community and are in the memory of those from our community who are no longer with us. Please nominate people, and share the link widely. Nominations will be open until AUGUST 16TH at 8:00 PM. Please nominate deserving community members for these awards and share far and wide.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Memorial18 

 

Thanks Julie

 

P.S. This is different than our October 3rd Commnunity Awards Event. The October event is our annual fundraiser and acknowledges people in the broader community. If you want information on that celebration please contact Laura Gabbay, our director of Development and Evaluation, at lgabbay@ccdconline.org. There is no reason why you cannot attend both celebrations of the great people and great work being done throughout our community.

 


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