Sep
27
9:00 AM09:00

IEDC 2017 Agents of C.H.A.N.G.E. Conference

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The Agents of Change Conference will provide free training to 250 professionals that provide services and impact the lives of nearly 500,000 seniors and persons with disabilities (SPDs) living in the Inland Empire.

Keynote Speaker: Judy Huemann

Judy Huemann is an American disability rights activist. An internationally recognized leader in the disability community, Heumann is a lifelong civil rights advocate for people with disabilities. In January 2017 she retired as Special Advisor for International Disability Rights, U.S. State Dept. Click here to see a video of Ms. Huemann.

Celebrity Performer: José Feliciano

José Feliciano, is a Puerto Rican singer and songwriter who was born blind, best known for many international hits, including his rendition of The Doors' "Light My Fire" and the best-selling Christmas single, "Feliz Navidad". In the US, he received widespread popularity in the 1960s, particularly after his 1968 album, Feliciano!, came out and was a number two hit. He has released many albums over the years in both English and Spanish.

Workshops

Our goal is to motivate service providers to deliver services in an efficient way with topics such as:
 

Building technical skills base on ADA principles and other disability policy 

Reconnecting to our Roots: Why do we do advocate for change? 

Practical techniques that enhance services and bring financial resources to the Inland Empire

How can leaders incorporate change in their organization’s policy and provide efficient services for SPDs?


 

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Sep
13
12:30 PM12:30

IEDC Low Desert Quarterly Meeting

Meeting Information

Join us at the Low Desert Quarterly Meeting on Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at the Indio Senior Center. Our guest speaker will be Janie Delgadillo, Team Manager for Department of Rehabilitation, Palm Desert. Lunch will be provided.

Meeting Location

Indio Senior Center 45700 Aladdin Street, Indio, CA 92201

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Aug
15
9:30 AM09:30

IEDC Monthly Meeting at San Bernardino Valley College

Join us on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at the San Bernardino Valley College for the IEDC Monthly Meeting. Our guest speaker will be Gabriel Uribe and Eddie Ramirez from Inland Empire Health Plan's Independent Living and Diversity Services Team and Jose Solorzano from Molina Health Plan's Bridges to Access Program. They will co-present on the History of the Independent Living Movement and Integrating Disability Pride into the Workplace.

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