The Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities and People On the Go Maryland invite you to a special lecture on the importance of your vote this November. On Friday, September 25, 2020, from 12-1 p.m., panelists will share information on voting at the state and federal levels, and will discuss issues affecting those with intellectual and developmental disabilities, as well as Kennedy Krieger’s perspective on relevant topics. Mat Rice will be a panelist. Register.
People On The Go-Online Quarterly Membership Meeting
On Saturday, September 12, 2020, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., there will be an Online Quarterly Membership Meeting for People On The Go members and advocates. Join members from around the state for a lunch and learn online meeting! Bring your lunch and settle in with friends in front of your computer, tablet, and phone.
To join by Zoom link, click on the Zoom link. Or:
- Call: 1-301-715-8592
- And enter Meeting ID: 87526543475#
You do not need to register before the meeting. The agenda will be:
- Voter Training from Disability Rights Voter Advocate Tracy Wright
- Conversation with DDA
- Discussion about the DDA Participant and Family Survey
Feel free to complete the Maryland DDA Participant and Family Survey before the meeting.
People On The Go Virtual Meetup-August 14
On August 14, 2020, at 3 p.m., there will be a virtual meetup for People On The Go members and advocates. To obtain the Zoom link, click on the registration link. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email. The meetup will include:
- Voting updates
- Federal legislation
- Guidelines and resources
- Upcoming training opportunities
- People On The Go representation on committee opportunities
TransCen Career and Workplace Development, Inc., and the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center are proud to be among the sponsors of:
ADA30 Lead On: Celebration of Disability Arts, Culture, Education & Pride
July 23, 2020
7-9:15 p.m. EST
Visit eventbrite to register for this event. This free event to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) will be streamed on:
- Facebook Live
Actor and activist Danny Woodburn will host the celebration that will feature performers, artists, singers, dancers, poets, filmmakers, and storytellers with disabilities. Disability rights leaders, including Senator Tom Harkin, Judy Heumann, Governor Tom Ridge, Tony Coehleo, and Marlee Matlin, will speak at the event.
TransCen and the Mid-Atlantic ADA Center join lead sponsor AT&T as well as:
- The Ability Center
- Bus Door Films
- Deraney PR
- Easterseals Disability Film Challenge
- EIN SOF Communications
- Exceptional Minds
- Foundation for Global Sports Development and Sidewinder Films
- Kessler Foundation
- Lights! Camera! Access!
- Mitsubishi Electric America Foundation
- Mulberry Tree Group
- Point 360
- The Sign Language Company
- Wells Fargo
- Woman of Her Word
You are invited to the People On The Go Quarterly Membership Meeting. Bring your holiday cheer! Meetings are open to everyone! Holiday food will be served!
When: December 7, 2019, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: The Arc of Frederick County
555 South Market Street
Frederick, MD 21707
RSVP: Contact Tami Goldsmith (Tami@pogmd.org) or 443-923-9593 to RSVP and/or communicate any transportation needs
- Guest Speakers: Aileen O’Hare, People On The Go Board Member, “Learning to say no to sexual advances.” and Amanda Titus, Center for Disease Control, “Center for Disease Control Survey”
- People On The Go Leadership Officer Elections
- Holiday Party
Think you have what it takes to be a People On The Go Leadership Board Officer? People On The Go will hold an election at the Quarterly Membership Meeting. Candidates will speak at the meeting. All members will vote by ballot. If you are self-advocate and an active POG member and you want to nominate yourself, please contact Tami Goldsmith (Tami@pogmd.org) or 443-923-9593 for an Officer Nomination Form.