Lawrence Advisory Council on Disabilities

Introducing the Lawrence Advisory Council on Disabilities (LACD):

Lawrence Advisory Council on Disabilities

Introducing the Lawrence Advisory Council on Disabilities (LACD):

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Board Members

  • Janette Jackson – Chair of LACD | City of Lawrence, Director of H.R. and Minority & Women Business Development  
  • Patty Reed – Parent and Medicaid Waiver Case Manager
  • Sr. Jackie McCracken – The Village of Merici, Director of Community programs
  • Kristy Hayes – The Village of Merici, Director of Services
  • Colleen Renie – The Village of Merici, Executive Director
  • Karyl Davis – The Village of Merici, Director of Development

 

LACD Proclamation Document

 

Mission

The LACD is dedicated to promoting awareness, employment opportunities, and social inclusion at city events, and will continue to foster a culture of equitable experiences for all people with disabilities. 

 

Vision

The Council will strive to break down barriers to provide a supportive, welcoming, and accommodating community so that all persons with developmental disabilities can enjoy an inclusive lifestyle.

 

Meetings

When: First Thursday of each month.

Thursday, June 14 & August 11

9am - Via Zoom

 

Events

Community Safety Day

Saturday, August 13

10am-2pm

Fire Station 40 located at 9350 E. 59th Street

 

Volunteer Opportunities

Coming Soon

 

Contact

Questions and Inquiries? Email us here

 

Resources

Open File

Employment Empowerment Project

Indiana Education Scholarship Account Progrem (ESA)

Did you know the Indiana Education Scholarship Account Program (Indiana ESA) provides students with disabilities throughout Indiana access to educational environment that best meets their learning needs?