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CPA Executive Director Recognized as a Rising Star

Posted by The Community Provider Association on Sep 21, 2020 5:39:12 PM

Congratulations to our CPA Executive Director, Caroline Meehan honored by American Network of Community Options and Resources (ANCOR)!

ANCOR has selected Caroline because of her dedication to federal advocacy on issues of importance for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and to our IDD community in general. 

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Topics: Insider, Membership, COVID-19

Dementia Capable Care Workshop

Posted by The Community Provider Association on Sep 10, 2020 8:28:39 AM

We are looking forward to hosting our Dementia Capable Care Workshop virtually next month! If you have been looking to increase your knowledge about providing care for individuals with IDD and dementia,  this workshop is perfect for you. 

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Topics: Membership, staffing, retention, growth

Time to sign up for Legislative Teams!

Posted by The Community Provider Association on Sep 3, 2020 8:51:05 AM

Attention CPA members: our regional legislative teams are springing into action and we need you! 

Read below to learn more about the importance of joining a legislative team and how you can go about signing up to be the "boots on the ground" this session! 

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Topics: Insider, Membership, COVID-19

Member Spotlight: Arc of Acadiana

Posted by The Community Provider Association on Aug 18, 2020 1:15:33 PM

We want to spotlight one of our CPA Members: the Arc of Acadiana!

Read on to discover who Arc of Acadiana is, how the Community Provider Association has benefited the Arc of Acadiana organization, and what their experience has been like as a CPA member.

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Topics: Membership

AARP and CPA Connect: Advocacy in Motion

Posted by The Community Provider Association on Aug 10, 2020 2:21:20 PM

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. 

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Topics: Insider, Membership, COVID-19

CPA President Recognized for Transformation in IDD Field

Posted by The Community Provider Association on Aug 4, 2020 3:07:02 PM

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

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Topics: Insider, Membership, COVID-19

CPA Virtual Town Hall Meetings

Posted by The Community Provider Association on Jul 16, 2020 2:48:29 PM

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. 

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Topics: Insider, Membership, COVID-19

Louisiana Virtual Town Hall Meeting, Garret Graves, 6th District Rep

Posted by The Community Provider Association on Jul 6, 2020 9:41:14 AM

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. 

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Topics: Insider, Membership, COVID-19

CPA to hold Louisiana Virtual Town Hall Meeting

Posted by The Community Provider Association on Jun 29, 2020 9:10:05 AM

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.

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Topics: Insider, Membership, COVID-19

CPA Member Spotlight: CARE, Inc.

Posted by The Community Provider Association on Jun 23, 2020 3:14:54 PM

Continuing our Member Spotlight series, Community Provider Association sits down with another one of our members, Bridgette Willson of CARE, Inc., headquartered in Hammond, LA. 

Keep reading to learn more about CARE's experience as a CPA member.

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Topics: Insider, Membership, COVID-19

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