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Acronyms Guide: Community Engagement & Local Agencies

April 29, 2021

Community Engagement On top of I/DD acronyms, we use several terms that sound a bit foreign to you—self-advocate, service provider, advisory group. In this handy guide, you will find acronyms and terms frequently used by our community engagement team. The Community Engagement Department at DP creates and facilitates connections to engage the broader community in…

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Colorado Budget Process

April 13, 2021

Each year the Colorado Legislature creates a state budget for state services like education, roads, and programs supporting people with disabilities. Colorado must maintain a balanced budget meaning the state cannot spend more than its revenue, unlike the Federal government. The process of creating the budget happens throughout the year, not just during the legislative…

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Staff Story: Veronica

April 8, 2021

Our mission here at Developmental Pathways is to enrich lives and strengthen communities and we could not make this happen without our amazing staff. We’ll be dedicating some space on our blog to highlight staff members who play a huge role in the success of the families they support and our organization. Meet Veronica Veronica…

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I Am... Campaign

“I Am…” Campaign

March 11, 2021

Access Gallery, an inclusive art program in Denver, exists to amplify the voices of its artists. It’s out of this mission that the “I Am..” campaign was born; to celebrate artists of all abilities during national Developmental Disability Awareness Month. The Gallery’s Graphic Design class developed the campaign. Amy Siegel, the class teacher, kept the…

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From Bill To Law

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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