CCDC Advanced Advocacy Disability & Employment Training Announcement 5-12-2016

05/12/2016 - 9:00am - 4:30pm

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Colorado Cross Disability Coalition
Spring 2016 Training Opportunity Announcement

Advanced Advocacy Training – Disability and Employment 


Colorado Cross-Disability Coalition (CCDC) is excited to announce the Spring 2016 Advanced Advocacy Class


Focus Area

American With  Disabilities Act – Disability & Employment Programs, Incentives and Compliance


This training provides an advanced education opportunity for community activists or for those looking for additional skills necessary to work in the field of disability services, advocacy, community organizing, the legislative process, and civil rights law.


The Benefits-Disabled and Working

Thursday May 12, 2016 

Training Topics

·  Employment Regulations - Disability Accommodation Requests – EEOC and Complaints - Jennifer Purrington - Disability Law Colorado (confirmed)

·  Employment Incentives (1619A, 1619B, Pickle Amendment - qualified clients falling through the cracks) Peter Komlos-Hrobsky- Colorado Legal Aide - (unconfirmed)

·  Employment & Disabled Vetererans - Michelle McHenry Edrington (Confirmed)

·  Medicaid Buy-In - Donna Sablan – CCDC (Confirmed)

·  Success and Barriers for Persons Disabled and Employed.


Location: The Gill Foundation

2215 Market St, Denver, CO 80205 · (303) 292-4455


Date and Time: Thursday May 12, 2016 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM


Registration Cost

CCDC Members committed to the CCDC Volunteer/Advocacy Team (10 hrs in 6 months)-free

Affiliate/organization cost - $150 per applicant (second applicant from same organization $75)


CCDC Certificate of Completion – No cost

CCDC DU (CEU’s) Continuing Education Units = 1 credit $25 (Application and payment must be submitted by registration deadline – May 5, 2016)

REGISTRATION DEADLINE – May 5, 2016 - Registration limited to first 20 Applicants.


To register: Complete the class registration (below) and send it to Sheryle Hutter (CCDC Advocacy Support and Training Coordinator) by email


In appreciation:
CCDC Advanced Advocacy Training is provided through partnership with the
University of Denver, University College, the Gill Foundation.  Champion Sponsors for the CCDC Advocacy Training  Program are Colorado Access, Rocky Mountain Health Plans Accountable Care Collaborative, the Colorado Trust, and Anthem Colorado, These sponsors are truly the champions for People with Disabilities, a full list of CCDC Sponsors can be found at

CCDC Members - Please Note: CCDC cannot provide travel, rooms, support services, or expense reimbursement for class attendees from outside the metro area, however, remote access through teleconference is being investigated for interested registrants - Please note that this teleconference line is a long distance call.

Please submit disability accommodations to

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Event Date: 
05/12/2016 - 9:00am - 4:30pm
Event Location: 
The Gill Foundation
2215 Market St.
Denver, CO 80205
United States
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