CPNRI is a non-profit trade association that aims to support people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Rhode Island. Here, I was the head of the work on a grant from the Rhode Island Foundation that would give our agency the opportunity to hold an 8-part DEIAB (diversity, equity, inclusion, advocacy, and belonging) training series. This would include finding and meeting with potential presenters, forming a DEIAB Advisory Committee made up of agency employees and community members, and creating and conducting a 3-part survey to gain information on DEIAB practices throughout all member organizations. I would also be working to prepare for the legislative session by hosting planning meetings with different committees and beginning to research initiatives for bills that we may want to sponsor.
Duffy, Grace Anne, "Community Provider Network of Rhode Island: DEIAB and Legislative Intern" (2023). All Internship Reflections. 2431.
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