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Mission Statement:

The Minnesota Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (MN-CCD) is a broad-based coalition of advocacy and provider organizations working to change public policy to improve the lives of people with disabilities through building awareness, providing education and engaging the community.

Vision and Value Statement:

MN-CCD envisions equity and opportunity for all people with disabilities to lead meaningful, productive and self-directed lives.

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The MN-CCD Annual Membership Meeting is scheduled for Friday, December 4, 2015 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Goodwill/Easter Seals, 553 Fairview Ave N, Saint Paul, MN. Details about the meeting are available on the MN-CCD Events page.

The MN-CCD Hires Managing Director

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Sheryl R. Grassie EdD., was recently hired as the Managing Director for The Minnesota Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (The MN-CCD). Sheryl is a longtime advocate for disability issues. She has a clinical background and has worked with disability populations throughout her career. Most recently she was the executive director of a Minnesota based nonprofit called The End of the Spectrum, advocating for the needs of children significantly disabled by autism. Professionally she has been the executive director of several non-profits, a clinical psychologist, and a special education teacher. She is an independent writing and business consultant who has authored, ghostwritten and /or edited numerous books and articles related to the fields of psychology, disability, and education. Sheryl has a doctorate degree in educational leadership from the University of St. Thomas, a master’s degree in clinical psychology from Antioch University, and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Macalester College. She resides in Minneapolis, MN where she is the mother of three children and an avocational potter.

“In her role as Managing Director, Sheryl will be responsible for effective outreach and relationship building,” said David Hancox, President, Board of Directors. “She will be maintaining effective and regular communication with the members of The MN-CCD.”

Join the Board of Directors and staff in welcoming Sheryl to The MN-CCD. Her email address is srgrassie@mnccd.org; her phone number is 952-818-8718. The MN-CCD is located at 2446 University Ave West, Suite 110, Saint Paul, MN 55114.