Actors honor awards recipients at UCP Annual Conference
Emmy-nominated actress Cheryl Hines, UCP Celebrity Ambassador and member of the Board of Trustees, and actress Meredith Eaton, well-known for her breakout role in the ABC hit series "Boston Legal," and granddaughter of one of UCP's founders, Nina Eaton, will participate in the UCP Awards for Excellence dinner during UCP's 2012 Annual Conference, Transitioning to Tomorrow, Friday evening. UCP's Awards for Excellence are presented annually to affiliates, individuals and companies whose exceptional activities, achievements and dedication exemplify the UCP mission. Hines will co-host the Awards for Excellence dinner and celebration along with UCP Board Chair Bruce Merlin Friend. Eaton will represent her family for a tribute to her grandmother, a pillar in the disability community up until her passing last month. Read the UCP announcement.
Don't let our country make a long-term mistake
Learn more about the CLASS Act, its purpose, current status and potential, in a story authored by members of UCP's public policy team, Connie Garner and Kate Josephson.
United Cerebral Palsy (UCP) educates, advocates and provides support services to
ensure a life without limits for people with a spectrum of disabilities. Together
with nearly 100 affiliates, UCP has a mission to advance the independence,
productivity and full citizenship of people disabilities by supporting more than
176,000 children and adults every day—one person at a time, one family at a time.
UCP works to enact real change—to revolutionize care, raise standards of living
and create opportunities—impacting the lives of millions living with disabilities.
For more than 60 years, UCP has worked to ensure the inclusion of individuals with
disabilities in every facet of society. Together, with parents and caregivers,
UCP will continue to push for the social, legal and technological changes that
increase accessibility and independence, allowing people with disabilities to
dream their own dreams, for the next 60 years, and beyond. For more information,
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