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PA History Coalition Honoring People with Disability with Dana Olsen

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Join us for a conversation with Dana Olsen, Director of the Pennsylvania History Coalition Honoring People with Disability. The coalition is a group looking to increase society's understanding about the historic and herioc journey of Pennsylvanians with disability. We'll talk about the origins and purpose of the coalition, current and future projects, and about some of the history of individuals with disability in PA. 

If your organization holds historic material related to people with disability, and you have yet to respond to the coalition's questionnaire, open through January 3, 2015, please click here

Dana Olsen is now an author and citizen advocate, after a career in human services in Pennsylvania beginning in 1971. His associations include the PA Developmental Disabilities Council; Pennhurst Memorial and Preservation Alliance, Pennsylvania Lifesharing Coalition; and PA-APSE. He is author of Arching Tales, A Generation’s Support of People with Disability in the United States, Volume 1.

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