Work Groups

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Learn about the current work groups available at AUCD and how you can support or join!

ED&I Action Plan Implementation Groups:

From May 2021- May 2022, the UCEDD Resource Center has launched three work groups that meet monthly to support implementation of the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Action Plan.  The three groups include: Strategic Planning, Research & Evaluation, and Cultural and Linguistic Competency.

To learn more about the implementation groups and how to join one in the future, please email kjohnson@aucd.org.

AUCD's Plain Language Advisory Group

The Plain Language Advisory Group advises the UCEDD Resource Center (URC) on improving the plain language accessibility of their support and training to the AUCD Network.  The group meets regularly to advise the URC, provides trainings to the UCEDD Network on topics related to plain language, and serves as a place to share resources and strategies for plain language.

To learn more or join the Plain Language Advisory Group, please email kjohnson@aucd.org.

AUCD's Spanish Language Caucus

The Spanish Language Caucus advises the UCEDD Resource Center (URC) on improving the Spanish language accessibility of their support and training to the AUCD Network.  The group meets regularly to assist AUCD central office staff to identify and address barriers to language access for Spanish-speaking network members and improve engagement by serving as a focus group; functions as a mutual learning community, sharing best practices and innovative resources from around the AUCD network; and Focuses on a collective project of relevance to the broader AUCD network.

To learn more or join the Spanish Language Caucus, please email jcordova@aucd.org.

AUCD's Multicultural Council (MCC)

The Multicultural Council (MCC) provides leadership and assists the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) to respond to the requirements for inclusion, diversity, and cultural competence as set forth in the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of RIghts Act of 2000. The Council supports AUCD to implement its Strategic Map with an emphasis on growing diverse and skilled leaders, and modeling equity, diversity, and inclusion with and on behalf of people with developmental disabilities and their families throughout the network.

To learn more or join the Multicultural Council, please visit the MCC's page.

To join MCC's listserv, please sign up here.


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