News & Events


  • August 14, 2013

    A Better Bottom Line: Employing Individuals With Disabilities

    By Gov. Jack Markell Ten years ago, I met a 25-year-old employee of Bank of America in Delaware. He had Down Syndrome and was enthusiastically making t-shirts on a silk screen press. He told me how thrilled he was to […]

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  • July 30, 2013

    Cleveland Triathlon is This Sunday, August 4th!

    UCP of Greater Cleveland is proud to be the official charity of the Cleveland Triathlon! Support your favorite Team UCP members with a donation in their honor! DONATE NOW   Come out and support Team UCP as we swim, bike […]

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  • July 22, 2013

    Participate in the National ADA Anniversary Through Twitter

    Participate virtually during the National Council on Disability for a Policy Briefing & ADA Anniversary Event.  NCD will live-tweet the event using the hashtag   #NCDADA “Five Years Later — The Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008: Impact on Disability […]

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  • July 16, 2013

    Trish Otter Appointed to OPRA Board of Directors

    UCP of Greater Cleveland is pleased to announce the appointment of UCP President & CEO, Patricia Otter, to the OPRA Board of Directors.  The Ohio Provider Resource Association (OPRA) announced the appointment of three new Board members on July 13th . As a […]

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  • July 9, 2013

    Advocates Push to Remove “Handicap” Signs

    A local self-advocacy group for people with developmental disabilities is asking Columbus and Franklin County to officially retire the word handicap whenever new accessibility signs are erected. The advocates want the old description replaced with accessible, the wheelchair symbol or, […]

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