Inclusive Faith-Based Communities Symposium – West Central Texas
West Central Texas Regional Foundation
3702 Loop 322
Abilene, TX 79602
Project Director: Alesha Willis
Feb. 1, 2012 – Jan. 31, 2015
The West Central Texas Regional Foundation will work to fully include people with disabilities in faith-based communities in Callahan, Jones and Taylor counties.
- Two educational symposiums will focus on best practices and ways to dispel misperceptions regarding disabilities.
- A self-evaluation tool will help faith-based organizations assess their programs and physical structures with regard to persons with developmental disabilities.
- An online directory of faith-based organizations listing accessible programs and structures will be published.
- Assistance will also be provided to faith-based organizations to help them understand the benefits of inclusive programming and outreach techniques.
Callahan, Jones and Taylor 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.
West Central Texas Regional Foundation in the News
March 9, 2012
Reporter News, Abilene
West Central Regional Foundation gets grant