CTCDD: APIE Minutes 2-21-17

APIE Minutes 2-21-17


DRAFT APIE Minutes 2-21-17

 

Advocacy, Public Information and Education (APIE) Committee Meeting

MINUTES

Connecticut Council on Developmental Disabilities Minutes

February 21, 2017

Via phone

 

 

Members Present:  Chris Blake, Chair; April Burke, Vice Chair; James Hexter

 

Absent: Jacquelyn Jamison, Ellyn Little, Brenda Singleton, Michael Scanlon

 

Staff Present:  Melissa Marshall

 

1. Approval of Agenda:  As there was no quorum minutes from the previous meeting were note voted upon. The meeting was called to order at 11:04 AM.

 

2. Approval of Minutes: As there was no quorum minutes from the previous meeting were note voted upon. The meeting was called to order at 11:04 AM.

 

3. Call with Shelagh McClure and Melissa Marshall: Chris Blake reported on a call that and April Burke had with Shelagh McClure, Council Chair and Melissa Marshall, Council Director. During the call it was agreed that the Committee would simplify its work plan so that it could stay focused and accomplished all that it set out to do.

4. Message about the Council:  The draft statement about the message of the Council was discussed. It states that “the CT Council on Developmental Disabilities promotes the full inclusion of all people in society through self-advocacy, systems and policy change”.

 

No one suggested any additions or deletions. April Burke suggested that examples of Council Initiatives such as Customized Employment, Partners and Policy making, the CPTV documentary, KASA, the Cross Disability Alliance and the All abilities Alliance be added as bullet points following the statement so that readers will have a better idea of what the Council does.

 

James Hexter described how he promoted Partners in Policy Making on Facebook pages as a Partners Project and suggest that the committee promote the Council in the same way. Chris Blake suggested that the committee try to promote the Council at hospitals, libraries, colleges and high schools. Participants agreed to work on a list of organizations to promote the Council to through Facebook or other social media.

 

5. Phone Meeting:  The group agreed that there will be a phone meeting on March 3rd at 11:00.

 

6. Adjourn:  The meeting was adjourned at 11:28 AM.

 



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