Inclusive Faith-Based Communities Symposium Project
Jewish Family Service of Dallas
5402 Arapaho Rd.
Dallas, TX 75248
Project Director: Julie Chapman
March 1, 2012 – February 28, 2015
The greater Dallas area symposium created a collaborative initiative to share successful community awareness building and inclusion strategies for fully embracing people with disabilities and their families with leadership and consumers from a cross-section of faith communities. Participants were empowered to create opportunities within and between respective communities that support a person or family with a disability and their efforts to reach their highest potential socially, emotionally, behaviorally, academically and spiritually.
Dallas, Collin, Denton and Rockwall counties
Area of Emphasis
Inclusive Faith-based Communities
State Plan Goal 3
Conduct ongoing educational campaigns in collaboration with community leaders, organizations and businesses to enable them to better support, include, and/or provide culturally responsive services to people with developmental disabilities.