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National Council on Disability Monthly Bulletin for November 2008
Date:12/8/2008

the organization's national email newsletter, "Justice For All."

Prior to joining AAPD full-time, Sommers was an AAPD consultant on a disability rights project for the American Civil Liberties Union. Sommers graduated in 2006 from the William and Mary School of Law in Williamsburg, Virginia. Prior to pursuing her legal career, Sommers worked for three years in marketing and copywriting in the health insurance industry and before that as a free-lance journalist for the Richmond Times-Dispatch. Sommers graduated summa cum laude and received her Bachelor's of Science degree from Virginia Tech University, where she was the opinions editor of the university's award-winning student newspaper.

Quarterly Meetings Update

NCD's Winter meeting will be held January 12-14, 2009, at the Chaparral Suites Resort in Scottsdale, Arizona.

In carrying out our mission, we believe it is vital to hear from communities around the country on what works and what does not for people with disabilities. Our agenda will include sessions on emergency preparedness, healthcare, employment, and several other subjects of interest to the disability community. We are delighted to have the opportunity to visit Arizona and learn firsthand about the experiences of people with disabilities from the Southwest. This is an opportunity to meet NCD members and staff and offer your comments during the public comment sessions, and we hope you will attend and participate.

Specific times are designated to receive public comment, supported by a toll-free call-in line, and input is encouraged and greatly appreciated. Individuals or organizations can also provide written comments by e-mail, fax, or mail. Public comment sessions will be held Monday, January 12 from 11:30 a.m. until noon (MST), on Tuesday, January 13 from 4:30 p.m. until 5:00 p.m., and on Wednesday, January 14 from 11:3
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