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From Bill to Law

March 9, 2021

All laws begin as bills. And all bills are born from ideas. Ideas for bills often come from citizens like you, which is another reason it is important to know your legislators. The journey is a lengthy approval process between the House, Senate, and Governor. Understanding how a bill becomes a law can seem confusing…

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Who is access gallery

Who is Access Gallery?

March 3, 2021

70% of people with disabilities are unemployed in the United States. Access Gallery, and inclusive art gallery in Denver, is working to cut down that percentage by partnering with artists who otherwise might not have the opportunity to pursue their craft. Their goal is to figure out ways to make life a little bit better…

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DD Awareness Toolkit

DD Awareness Toolkit

February 24, 2021

DD Awareness Toolkit 2021 March is the Nationally recognized month raising awareness about individuals diagnosed with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. DP and Access Gallery created a campaign with the theme is “I Am…” I am more than my disability. The campaign’s aim is to help people understand who [you] are as a person instead of…

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9 Colorado Advocacy Organizations to Follow

February 9, 2021

Following local advocacy organizations on social media is a great way to stay informed of the latest updates on policy issues. We encourage you to follow Developmental Pathways and this handful of trusted Colorado advocacy organizations to help you monitor relevant issues and advocate for the I/DD community. Keep in mind, Colorado has so many…

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What is Legislative Session?

January 12, 2021

Legislative session, commonly known as “session,” is the time period during which the Legislative Branch discusses proposed changes to the law, called “bills.” Every state’s legislature looks different. In Colorado, we have a part-time legislature that meets between January and May.  This year, session will begin on January 13th. However, due to the pandemic, it…

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