Wednesday, November 16 (7:00-9:00pm)
As part of the A Full Life Ahead series with MFOFC in partnership with Mass Down Syndrome Congress and Riverside Community Care, Jay O’Brien, the Executive Director of Exceptional lives will talk about the alternatives to guardianship for families and caregivers of persons with disabilities.
The series focuses on transition,
<p>On Saturday, October 29 Massachusetts Families Organizing for Change (MFOFC) and Riverside Community Care are hosting a full day conference on “<strong>Building a Home: Housing Conference for Families</strong>”. Joe Wykowski, Executive Director of Community Vision, will share his keynote speech “<strong>Re-thinking the Future of Housing, the Changing Landscape of Integrated Housing for People with Disabilities</strong>”.</p><p><a href=”https://www.eventbrite.com/e/building-a-home-a-housing-conference-for-families-tickets-27033462815″
The ARC, a national advocacy group for people with disabilities, recently shared a fact sheet from the Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) Housing Task Force.
The fact sheet explains two new initiatives that are focusing on icreasing accessible, affordable, and integrated housing for people with disabilities. These fact sheets can help advocates keep an eye on what their state is doing to take these two initiatives and make positive changes.