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November 13, 2020 Call for Nominations: ANCOR Foundation Board of Directors

The ANCOR Foundation is seeking candidates to fill open Board of Director positions.
 
This is an exciting time to join the ANCOR Foundation! In 2017, we launched a multi-year public awareness campaign, called Included. Supported. Empowered., and a Leadership Academy to develop the next generation of leaders in our field, which is now hosting its second class. As an ANCOR Foundation Board Member, you will have a direct role in shaping and executing what happens next.

A photo of members of the ANCOR Foundation Board of Directors at dinner during the 2019 ANCOR Annual Conference in Portland
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September 30, 2020 ANCOR Foundation Names Five New Inductees into Legacy Leaders Circle

Honor recognizes significant contributions to landscape of supports and services for people with intellectual, developmental disabilities

The inaugural class of Legacy Leaders Circle inductees
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July 8, 2020 ANCOR Foundation Underwrites National Public Television Broadcast of Hearts of Glass Documentary

This morning, the ANCOR Foundation announced that it is one of the major underwriters of the public television broadcast of Hearts of Glass. The award-winning documentary is about an innovative, Wyoming-based business that is making a positive impact in the community by supporting the employment of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), while providing high-quality, year-round produce. With over 1,000 airdates on more than 200 public television stations and channels, Hearts of Glass will be available to nearly 200 million viewers nationwide starting in mid-July.

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June 26, 2020 Insisting on Included. Supported. Empowered. Despite Tumultuous Times

With everything going on in the world, here's how we’re thinking about the value of inclusion, support and empowerment in the era of coronavirus...

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May 29, 2020 Defining Heroes: Showing Gratitude for Our Direct Support Professionals

The people that seem a lot more heroic these days are the caregivers. It’s the first responders — the people who are quietly going about doing the things that allow our lives to function safely and smoothly each day, even in a pandemic. Direct Support Professionals fit this definition of “hero” pretty darn well.

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Mike Mutka, Relias
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May 29, 2020 Leading the Way to Support More People in Community: Reflections From a Recent Graduate of the ANCOR Foundation Leadership Academy

Since being accepted as a participant in the Leadership Academy, I’ve benefited from the many training webinars, conference calls, one-on-one advice from ANCOR staff and other leaders through the ANCOR Forum, and the weekly briefing calls. For me, this has really brought to light some disturbing differences in service availability.

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Michelle Jackson, Ability Connection Oklahoma
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April 30, 2020 CEO Perspective: Clearing Hurdles, Still Running

Managing through this difficult time has taken an immense effort, and we should be proud of our progress, while acknowledging that there's so much left to do. Here's how we will get there — together.

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February 27, 2020 2020 Started With a Flurry and More is On the Way!

From the Government Relations Retreat to the Case for Inclusion 2020, the new year started off with some key events to prepare us for the coming year. Here's what's coming next...

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January 30, 2020 Leaping into Leadership: How the ANCOR Foundation’s Leadership Academy Helped One CEO Spread Her Wings

Rosy Rubio, CEO of Tobosa Developmental Services, shares her experience with the ANCOR Foundation's Leadership Academy, and how it helped guide her through her career as CEO...

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Rosy Rubio
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November 22, 2019 …And It Ain’t Over Yet!

It’s been a banner year for the Included. Supported. Empowered. campaign — and it ain’t over yet! 

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