27th Annual My City, My Place Brighter Futures Awards

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Philadelphia 201 Hotel (formerly Sheraton Philadelphia)

201 North 17th Street

Mezzanine & Ballroom for registration

Philadelphia, PA 19103

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Philadelphia Intellectual disAbility Services
27th Annual My City, My Place Brighter Futures Awards Ceremony

Don't Limit Me: Charting My LifeCourse Around My Abilities

Join us for a day of celebration, recognition, resources, and fun as we recap the successes of 2018 and look ahead to the opportunities of 2019!

Programming for the day will include workshops, a resource fair, and a keynote presentation by Amy Millar of the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, Office of Developmental Programs. There will also be recognition for the dedicated Brighter Futures Awards winners and nominees.

Brighter Futures Award winners will be announced during the luncheon. For more information contact, Wendy Williams at 215-685-5900


Wokshops:

10:00-10:45 Workshops Options A

1. Community of Practice, Amy Millar, Office of Developmental Programs, Department of Human Services, Lisa Tesler, Vision for Equality

2. The Power of Persistence, Heidi Becker, Co-chair, Philadelphia Interagency Coordination Council

3. Relationships and Sexuality, Questions Asked & Answered, Part 1, Nancy Nowell, Certified Sexuality Educator, Autism & Intellectual Disabilities

4. Housing Options, Representatives from JEVS, KenCrest, Liberty Housing Development Corp., Melissa Long, Division of Housing & Community Development,

10:45-11:00 Break

11:00-11:45 Workshops Options B

1. The Link Program: Tools for Success, Teto Thomas Saunders, The Link

2. Strategies to Engage Children, Youth & Adults with Intellectual disAbilities in Ministries, Gabriele Kaplan-Mayer, Jewish Learning Venture, Alvin Tucker, Morning Star Holiness Church

3. Trauma Informed Care, Jennifer Williams, SPIN

4. Relationships and Sexuality, Questions Asked & Answered, Part 2, Nancy Nowell, Certified Sexuality Educator, Autism & Intellectual Disabilities


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201 North 17th Street

Mezzanine & Ballroom for registration

Philadelphia, PA 19103

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