Keys to Unlocking a Future of Opportunity and Inclusion

The 15th Annual “VIRTUAL” Developmental Disabilities Public Policy Conference inspires, educates, and empowers attendees to become advocates for Californians with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). The conference is presented by The Arc of California, Easterseals and United Cerebral Palsy.  Each year, the conference features nationally known speakers who have been trailblazers for promoting policies that improve the disability system, enabling people with IDD to live inclusively in their communities.  Attendees include governmental officials, and leaders within the IDD community, including self-advocates, family members, support professionals, and academies.  This year, every attendee will receive a program and welcome box mailed to them in advance of the conference and is automatically entered into daily drawings for prizes. We hope each attendee will walk away with a deeper understanding of the current public policy reality for the disability system, and a renewed sense of empowerment to design a future together where every person has an opportunity to live their best life.

SAVE THE DATE: April 26 to April 28, 2022

Early Bird Ticket Sales Open on March 1, 2022

SPEAKERS AND TOPICS WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON!  

SAVE THE DATE:
April 26 to April 28, 2022

TIME:
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. daily

PLACE:
Zoom, Online

SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE

Thanks to the generous support of our sponsors, scholarships are available for people with developmental disabilities, their family members, and/or their direct support staff, allowing members of our community to attend the full conference by obtaining a ticket at a reduced price of $5.

To apply, please complete the application before April 5, 2022. 

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TESTIMONIALS FROM PREVIOUS ATTENDEES

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Presented by

The Public Policy Conference is brought to you by three of the most prominent nonprofit organizations in California and nationally who are dedicated to protecting the rights of people with developmental disabilities and advancing inclusion in all aspects of our communities.   

The Arc Ca

The Arc of California promotes and protects the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and actively supports their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.

For more than 100 years, Easterseals has been leading the way to full equity, inclusion and access for people with disabilities, families and our communities, through life-changing disability and community services.

California affiliates of United Cerebral Palsy is a nationwide network of organizations providing support and services to children and adults with disabilities to live a “Life Without Limits”.

BECOME A SPONSOR OR BENEFACTOR

Help support the 15th Annual Developmental Disabilities Public Policy Conference from April 26 to April 28, 2022 with a sponsorship contribution. Our ability to host this important event and to offer scholarships for members of the disability community depends on contributions by organizations and individuals like you.  Learn more about the variety of corporate and individual contribution options.

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CONTACT US

For questions about registration, accessibility, or scholarships
please contact Mariah Bickham at mariah@thearcca.org
916-913-7633