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The Disability Policy Consortiums (DPC)Annual Reception and Awards Ceremonyis our major event of the year. This evening gives us a chance to celebrate the accomplishments of the disability community by honoring the contributions of three exceptional leaders. Our 2017 honorees are:
Christine Griffin,the Executive Director of the Disability Law Center, has a lengthy legal career and an extensive history of outstanding leadership on a range of disability policy issues.
Heather Watkinsis an author, poet, and blogger. She aims to showcase the diversity and normalcy of women of color with the goal of impacting and transcending the definition of what disability looks like from our perspective.
Jim Kruidenierhas been a tireless advocate for people with disabilities in Massachusetts as the Executive Director ofSTAVROSIndependent Living Center for twenty-seven years.
We want to thank you for your donations and contributions and to ask for your renewed financial support. We are always looking to expand our circle of contributors to finance our ever-growing advocacy and research agenda to advance the civil rights of people with disabilities.