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The Massachusetts Developmental Disabilities Council
and the Arc of Massachusetts invite you to join us for the
38th Annual Legislative Reception
“Celebrating the Strength of Individuals & Families”
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
10:30am to Noon
Lydia Brown, the new chairperson of the Massachusetts Developmental Disabilities Council was selected as the "Melrosian of the Month" in the Melrose Free Press.
At age 22, Brown becomes the youngest person in the country to serve as chair of a statewide Developmental Disabilities Council. In this new role, Brown will work closely with Council leadership and state and federal policymakers to continue the MDDC’s efforts to promote self- sufficiency, community inclusion and opportunity for all people with developmental disabilities.
MDDC Policy Director Elected to NACDD Board
Kristin Britton, Council Deputy Director for Policy and Programs, was elected to the Board of Directors of the National Association of Councils on Developmental Disabilities (NACDD) in 2015. Kristin also serves as a member of NACDD’s Public Policy Team. The NACDD, based in Washington DC, supports the work of the 56 Councils on Developmental Disabilities (DD Councils) across the United States and its territories. Congratulations Kristin!