Self-Led Disability Advocacy Group
People First of Toledo, affiliated with Courageous Community Services and People First of Ohio, invite you to a Self-Led Disability Advocacy Group. The meeting is hosted by the Ability Center on May 18 from 6-7:30 p.m. Engage with your community, learn self-advocacy skills, and meet other people like you! Meetings are $5 (or $50 for 12 months) and open to everyone. Questions? Please click here to email the facilitator Quinn Thomas.
Postcards to Legislators Event on May 18
Join artist and advocate Alicia Hopkins at the Ability Center on May 18 from 6-7 p.m. for a FREE session on writing postcards to legislators. Together we can raise their awareness of direct care workforce crisis and urge them to help solve it. Postcards, stamps, pens, and writing assistance are all provided. Pizza, too! Click here to register for this event, and please indicate if you need any accommodations. Find full details here.
Playgroup and Parent Talk on May 19
The Ability Center is hosting an inclusive playgroup, with parent connections encouraged, from 10-11 a.m. on May 19. Ideal for children who are 0-6 years old. Weather permitting, this free, sensory-friendly event will take place at the Inclusive Playground in Perrysburg (Rotary Community Park); backup location is the Heatherdowns Library. Please contact Jennifer at 419-855-5733 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have additional questions or concerns. Click here to register.
Nationwide Children's Toledo Inclusion Resource Fair on May 20
Local organizations come together to connect with families for a day of fun, family resources, networking and more during the Nationwide Children's Toledo Inclusion Resource Fair. The event is scheduled for 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 20 at the Perrysburg Inclusive Playground. Resource and service providers will be on site to speak with parents and provide helpful information for children of all ages and abilities. There will also be family-friendly games, crafts, and food trucks. This FREE event is open to the public. Click here for further details.
NAMIWalks on May 20
Changing the world begins at NAMI Greater Toldeo! NAMIWalks is being held at 4334 Secor Rd, Toledo, on May 20 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. There is no fee to register, but fundraising is encouraged to directly support NAMI Greater Toledo. Every participant who raises $100+ will get a 2023 t-shirt. Dogs on leashes are welcome. Questions? Email email@example.com or click here to go to their event page.
Lucas DD Board Meeting May 22
The Lucas County Board of Developmental Disabilities will hold its monthly Board meeting at the Larc Lane Training Center, 1155 Larc Lane (Entrance O) in Toledo. This public meeting is on Monday, May 22 at 5:30 p.m. and is in-person only. Members of the public are welcome to attend.