Friday, February 9, 2007

Georgia: Disability Day at the State Capitol and Freight Depot..

Join a thousand plus other individuals on Thursday, February 22, 2007, for Disability Day at the Georgia State Capitol.. This yearly advocacy and self-advocacy event is featured first and foremost by the Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities (GCDD)..

From these fingertips: This is an opportunity to personally drop off something regarding each our every Life's stories.. Hard copy of what Life with your disability brings along with personal pictures as an introduction and a reminder later bring it on Home to our state legislators..

Special Note: According to the GCDD website, it appears registration has already been closed for lunch.. Breakfast registrations are still open..

Tentative Agenda

  • 9:30am :: Breakfast at the Depot
  • 11:00am :: "Make It Real!" Rally at the Capitol Steps
  • 12:30pm :: Lunch at the Depot (Registration is closed for lunch as of 1/29/2007)

Registration is required to attend breakfast or lunch. Due to limited space, early registration is recommended. While registration is closed for lunch, we encourage people to register for breakfast and attend the rally.

For travel assistance for people with disabilities and family members, contact Hilary Elliott at disABILITY LINK, (404) 687-8890 Ext. 106.

Hotel rooms are available at a reduced rate at the Holiday Inn Select Atlanta Capitol Conference Center. To make reservations, call the hotel directly at 1-800-442-6011 and ask for the Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities hotel block.

Resource: GCDD website, (888) ASK-GCDD.

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