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Sept 16, 2021: The Department of Developmental Services (DDS) is now accepting 2021-22 Service Access and Equity Grant applications from community-based organizations (CBOs) regional centers (RCs). The deadline to submit the application is November 3rd.

LINK for detailed information.

 

The committee now meets every-OTHER 4th Monday in January, March, May, July, Sept, and Nov. All meetings are currently being held virtually. The meeting is from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm.

2021 CALENDAR

This committee is run by a chairperson who is appointed by the RCEB Board President. This chairperson will be a board member and will advise the Board of Directors of the committee’s findings and recommendations from their meetings. The members of the committee will be comprised of RCEB staff, parents, and family organizations representing developmental disabilities and community organizations representing those under-served communities.


New Mission Statement Approved

February 24, 2020

To build and promote equitable support systems for ethnically, culturally, and linguistically diverse communities

The Diversity & Equity Committee Mission is to build and strengthen trust, collaboration and support between Regional Center of the East Bay, vendor agencies, families and the broader community and to:

Honor and assure equal access to needed and appropriate services respecting age, disability, and ethnic diversity.

We seek to facilitate outreach to families and individuals in emerging and isolated communities to promote awareness of Regional Center services, identify and address barriers for families to access services, and empower families to take action.

This committee is run by a chairperson who is appointed by the RCEB Board President. This chairperson will be a board member and will advise the Board of Directors of the committee’s findings and recommendations at their monthly meeting. The members of the committee will be comprised of RCEB staff, parents, and family organizations representing developmental disabilities and community organizations representing those under-served communities.

Committee Members

  • Morena Grimaldi –  Chairperson
  • Sandra Coss
  • Kathy Hebert
  • Arthur Lipscomb
  • Sheraden Nicholau
  • Anna Wang
  • Esther Wong
  • Lisa Kleinbub
  • Ronke Sodipo
  • Christine Hanson
  • Elvia Osorio-Rodriguez
  • Edda Banuelas
  • Jairo Guiza
  • Ineko Ito

2021 | 2020 | 2019

September 27, 2021





January 25, 2021


December 7, 2020 - special meeting


October 26, 2020




January 27, 2020