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Sunday, September 1 • 9:30am - 10:45am
Building Real Communities: Creating Places That Welcome All People

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The Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD) has created an initiative based on the ideas of person centered and community centered approaches. Working in communities throughout Georgia and in other states, this initiative has evolved over the last four years but remains true to the idea of bringing local people together to act collectively for change that improves the lives of all people, including those with developmental disabilities. This session will provide an overview of what it means to build community and how in these efforts we can make sure that all community members are involved, including those who have been marginalized.

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Eric Jacobson

Executive Director, Georgia Council on Developmental Disabilities
Eric Jacobson is the Executive Director of the Georgia Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities. While he has held several positions within the Council, since 1997 he has been the organization’s Executive Director. His vision for the Council is that 1) All programs and activities result in people with developmental disabilities being more independent, productive, included and self-determined; 2) Council is a leader in the... Read More →


Sunday September 1, 2013 9:30am - 10:45am
Spiritual Center

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