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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Transforming Community Living: A Virtual Event Promoting Inclusion and Empowerment
[Pittsburgh, PA] – [October 3, 2023] – In an effort to foster empowerment, education, and meaningful dialogue surrounding home- and community-based living and the rights of individuals with disabilities, the Western Pennsylvania Disability History and Action Consortium (WPDHAC) proudly announces the "Transforming Community Living" virtual event. Scheduled for Thursday, October 26, 2023, from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM EST, this free event promises to be an enlightening experience for attendees.
The "Transforming Community Living" event will feature a dynamic agenda that includes:
The event is open to people with disabilities, their families, provider agencies, public agencies, legislators, educators, disability advocates, historians, archivists, and anyone interested in the future of home- and community-based services.
To register for this impactful event, please visit https://www.wpdhac.org/transforming-community-living-virtual-event-october-26-2023/
The Western Pennsylvania Disability History and Action Consortium would like to extend gratitude to the event's partners and sponsors, including the A.W. Mellon Foundation for generous funding, the Heinz History Center for technical support, and ArtifactLA for filmmaking services. Additionally, event planning support was provided by the WPDHAC Executive Committee, comprised of staff members from Temple University Institute on Disabilities, Achieva, and Heinz History Center, as well as community advocates.
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About the Western Pennsylvania Disability History and Action Consortium:
The Western Pennsylvania Disability History and Action Consortium is committed to preserving and promoting the history of disability rights and advocating for a more inclusive future for individuals with disabilities. Through events, education, and advocacy, the Consortium strives to empower individuals and organizations to work towards a more accessible and equitable society.
Western Pennsylvania Disability History and Action Consortium
711 Bingham Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15203