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2012 Bringing It Home & Graduation

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  • Participants will understand strategies for effective involvement on boards, committees and commissions. 
  • Participants will learn about processes for getting appointed to positions and boards and commissions in the District of Columbia and in the Federal Government.
  • Participants will understand and be able to use Robert’s Rules of Order
  • Participants will report advocacy activities for long-term study of DC AP effectiveness


Word; PDF


Jonathan Young, Chair, National Council on Disability

Rebecca Cokley, Policy Assistant to the Director of Disability, Administration on Community Living, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services


Boardmanship: Inclusive and Accessible, from People First of California, Inc.
District of Columbia Office of Boards and Commissions Application Form and Guide


The Role of Non-Profit Boards
Robert’s Rules Are Fun (5 ½ mins)
Henry Robert’s Rules of Order (7 rules from  5.00)   8 mins
Board Training Video (9 ½ mins)