Month: August 2022

Building a Great Life – Voting Rights

This session will focus on voting rights for people with disabilities.

Speakers: Gretchen Knauff & Chris Blake

Gretchen Knauff is the Director of the Office of Services for Persons with Disabilities for the City of New Haven and is the CT Coordinator of REV UP: Register, Educate, Vote, Use Your Power! She has extensive experience and knowledge regarding voting rights for persons with disabilities.

Chris Blake is an advocate on disability rights issues in the state, and is very active in Wallingford town politics, where he lives.

If you require a sign language interpreter or other accommodations, please contact Molly Cole at by August 1, 2022.

A Zoom link will be sent to you upon registration.

Sponsored by: The University of Connecticut Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities and the CT Council on Developmental Disabilities

To register

SAVE THE DATE 2022 Candidates’ Forum on Disability Issues

A non-partisan forum with candidates (or their surrogates) running for Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of the State, and United States Congress. Candidates will answer questions from Diane Smith on disability topics that include employment, transportation, housing, health care and other related issues.

Wednesday, October 12, 2022
In Person or on Zoom
3:00-7:00 PM
Reception from 7:00-8:00 PM