With more than 500,000 members statewide, AARP Louisiana helps to create a society where people 50+ age with dignity and purpose. They offer volunteering opportunities for individuals to put skills and experience to good use.
Congratulations to our CPA Board President Sharon Gomez for being honored by the American Association on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (AAIDD)'s National Historic Recognition Project!
AAIDD has recognized Sharon as one of the key individuals who have contributed to the transformation of the IDD field within the U.S. over the past 20 years. You can read more about the Historic Recognition Project and AAIDD here.
The Community Provider Association's series of virtual town hall meetings is off to a great start! Below is a recap of our first two meetings with members of Louisiana's federal delegation, as well as a preview of our next town hall.
This Wednesday, July 8 at 9:30 am CDT, the Community Provider Association will hold its second virtual town hall meeting. We are excited to hear from Congressman Garret Graves and discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on IDD services.
Town hall meetings are historically a way for local politicians to meet with their constituents. This enables both parties to hear from each other on topics of interest in order to discuss specific upcoming legislation or regulation.
Keep reading to learn more about CARE's experience as a CPA member.
Continuing our Member Spotlight series, Community Provider Association sits down with another one of our members: Magnolia Community Services.
Keep reading to discover their experience as a CPA member.
For this week's edition of the CPA Member Spotlight, we chatted with Mike Reynolds of CPA member organization Community Bridges, headquartered in Ruston, LA. Mike discussed how Community Bridges has been affected by COVID-19 and how the CPA has played a key role in their response to this pandemic.
During times of crisis, whether it be a hurricane, a national threat such as the 9/11 attacks, or our current fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, management teams can always turn to each other to find solace and strength.
In this article, we will discuss why it pays to become part of a community of businesses and like-minded individuals prior to needing the support during a crisis such as the one providers currently find themselves in.
In this blog and video, we take a moment to hear from Laurie Boswell, CEO of Holy Angels in Shreveport, about how the Community Provider Association has benefited her organization.
Click on the video and read below to learn how the CPA is making an impact for Holy Angels and other organizations in Louisiana!