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Sep 27, 2017 - The Agents of Change Conference will provide free training to 250 professionals that provide services and impact the lives of nearly 500,000 ...
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September 27, 2017 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

C O N F E R E N C E

Purpose The Agents of Change Conference will provide free training to 250 professionals that provide services and impact the lives of nearly 500,000 seniors and persons with disabilities (SPDs) living in the Inland Empire. Our goal is to motivate service providers to deliver services in an efficient way with topics such as:

Building technical skills base on ADA principles and other disability policy Reconnecting to our Roots: Why do we do advocate for change? Practical techniques that enhance services and bring financial resources to the Inland Empire How can leaders incorporate change in their organization’s policy and provide efficient services for SPDs?

September 27, 2017

9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Keynote Judith Heumann Special Advisor for International Disability Rights for the US Department of State under President Barack Obama

Helped develop legislation that became the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act or IDEA Disability Rights Activist Founder of Disabled in Action A Leader of the Independent Living Movement

September 27, 2017

9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Agenda 8:00-9:00am 9:00-9:15am 9:15-10:15am 10:15-10:25am 10:25- 11:25am 11:25-11:30am 11:30-12:30pm 12:30-1:30pm 1:00-1:30pm 1:30-1:40pm 1:40-2:40pm 2:40-2:50pm 2:50-3:50pm 3:50-4:10pm 4:10-4:30pm

Registration Opens Opening Comments Morning Keynote Break 1st Summit Break Afternoon Keynote Lunch Meet and Greet Break 2nd Summit Break 3rd Summit Closing Comments Networking

September 27, 2017

9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Location Goldy S. Lewis Community Center 11200 Baseline Rd. Rancho Cucamonga A warm and inviting venue with fireplaces, comfortable seating areas, and accessibility throughout. Based on the North West corner of Milliken Avenue and Base Line Road. Just a short distance off the Interstate 15 in between the 10 and 210 Freeways in Rancho Cucamonga.

September 27, 2017

9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Who We Are

1200+ Members Strong

We NETWORK to build cooperative relationships. We promote ADVOCACY with and for people with disabilities. We PARTNER to host events that benefit the community at large.

September 27, 2017

9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Educational Tracts Attendees will follow themed tracts with each session building upon each other. Educational tracts include:

Social Change

Reconnecting to our roots; finding our passion for what we do; identifying with our clients; and self-direction 101.

Systems Change Training on the ADA and disability policies; develop strategies to effectuate change in partnership with the private sector, local, state and federal policy makers.

Transformational Leadership Empowerment tools for leaders including assessment of style; time saving techniques; Re-connecting and doing the right thing for the client.

Sustaining Change Process improvement strategies that incorporate efficiency with policy and fiscal sustainability in the workplace.

September 27, 2017

9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Educational Tracts Social Change The Mission: Discover the tools to lead social change from within an organization, starting within. Mission Objectives: Reconnecting to our roots: Finding our passion for what we do Identifying with our clients: Assessing emotional/social well-being Self-direction 101: Aiding clients in advocating for themselves in employment and accommodations

September 27, 2017

9:00 AM – 4:30 PM

Educational Tracts Systems Change The Mission: Build technical skills based on ADA principles and other relevant disability policy. Mission Objectives: Pacific ADA: Training on the ADA and disability policies, what each title represents and what that means for you Policy in Organizations: Scrutinizing curren