RCPA - Rehabilitation and Community Providers Association


Save the Date for PP&A Public Forums in October
August 6, 2005

PCPA was asked to provide the following information to its membership:

Pennsylvania Protection and Advocacy, in conjunction with the Developmental Disabilities Council and the Temple University Institute on Disabilities, is planning a series of public forums in October. The purpose of these forums is to solicit input into the plans and priorities of each of these agencies. They are particularly interested in feedback from persons with physical and mental health concerns. Forums are scheduled as followed:

Pittsburgh October 17 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. Civic Building
Harrisburg October 19 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. East Shore Area Library
Scranton October 20 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. Advocadcy Alliance
Philadelphia October 24 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. Vision for Equality
St. Mary's October 26 10:00 a.m . - 12:00 p.m. Johnsonburg Fire Hall

Interested persons are asked to attend and discuss how the agencies can improve supports, services, and advocacy for people with disabilities and their families or to provide written testimony.

Pennsylvania Protection and Advocacy, the Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council, and the Institute on Disabilities will provide more detailed information about the forums in early September.

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