Emergency preparedness webinar – New webcast

Announcement: Emergency preparedness self-guided webcast training produced by the Board Resource Center for the California Department of Developmental Services. Designed by persons with disabilities for persons with disabilities, families and community members. The California Department of Developmental Services (DDS) Office of Human Rights and Advocacy Services (OHRAS), announces the launching of the Feeling Safe, Being […]

Inclusive Schools Network

The Inclusive Schools Network (ISN) is a web-based resource for families, schools, and communities interested in the topic of inclusive education. This network has grown out of Inclusive Schools Week ™, an internationally-recognized, annual event sponsored by Education Development Center, Inc. (EDC). In 2011, ISN will be expanding its capacity to offer new products, conferences, […]

Home of Your Own, Homebuyer Education Workshops

Interested in Owning a Home? Attend a FREE Homebuyer Education Workshop. 2011 Jackson Area Workshops February 12 April 9 June 11 August 13 October 8 December 10 Workshop Info: Download the Flyer Download the Home of Your Own Application All workshops will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Medgar Evers Library, […]

Medicare Changes: Doughnut Hole – Changes

From MSCCD Executive Director, Mary Troupe As we move closer to 2011, I’d like to share with you a resource that explains how the doughnut hole will work next year. As you know, under health reform the doughnut hole will be gradually phased out until 2020, when it will disappear completely. Next year, consumers will […]

HOOPS Basketball Registration

HOOPS basketball registration for ages 8 and up at Ridgeland City Hall, Recreation and Parks Office. Deadline is January 14, 2011. Cost is $25.00. For more information contact Wendy Bourdin at 610-853-2011 HOOPS is a basketball program for children with mental and physical disabilities. Ages 8 and up are invited to come out and learn […]

TOPSoccer, Sp.Olympics Bowling and Softball Registration Information

TOPSoccer Registration Registration for TOPSoccer is August 9 thru August 30th Frequently Asked Questions can be found at Registration form can be found at Contact person is Cameron Arcemont at Special Olympics AREA 8 Bowling Registration Season October 2nd thru January 15th If you are interested please e-mail Sandy Showah at […]

Challenger League Baseball

This year, the Ridgeland Challenger Baseball League celebrated its 20th season. The league has grown from the original 18 to 125 players ages five to 67 playing on four youth teams and six adult teams. The adult teams were formed, Paul Rogers, Challenger’s Co-commissioner explains, “because the original kids grew up and didn’t want to […]

MS Inclusion Project

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Road to Freedom

In the February of 2007 the Mississippi Coalition for Citizens with Disabilities, its members, and partners served as state host to the ADA Road to Freedom Tour which came to Mississippi’s Capitol for three days. A welcoming event was held at the Mississippi Capitol with a press conference, introduction of the Road to Freedom Tour […]

Vote Mississippi Campaign

So why is it so important to be involved in elections? We have all seen the ads and heard the sound bytes: “This is the most important election of your life time.” Why should we make our way to the polls to cast our votes? Does it really make a difference if we vote? People […]

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