Upcoming DD Council Events
- Friday, July 9th at 11 AM
Click the button below to register today!
(Even if you have attended a previous Capitol Chat, you will need to register for each of these events.)
2021 Youth Leadership Academy
Become a leader! We are looking for youth with disabilities who want to make a difference! Students who are looking for opportunities to be leaders. Attend YLA 2021 to learn and develop key leadership skills that will prepare you to your share voice, get involved, and stay engaged.
What to expect:
- Gaining skills like leadership, goal setting, networking, and mentoring
- Dance breaks
- Teachers singing their favorite songs
- Meeting new friends!
Press the button below to see all the details of this summer’s academy, as well as this year’s application. The summer session is August 2nd through August 6th. Applications are due June 18th!
2021 Make Your Mark! Conference: Be a Game Changer
Join the DD Council and Iowans with Disabilities in Action for the seventh annual conference! This event allows Iowans with disabilities, direct care support professionals, parents and family members, and other disability advocates to work together to increase their civic and political engagement. This year, we're focusing on some of the ways individuals with disabilities can be game changers in their communities and daily life.
WHEN: September 15-16, 2021
WHERE: West Des Moines Marriott, West Des Moines, IA
Watch Recordings of Past Events
We've hosted some great events that we're excited to share with you! Watch the recordings from some of our recent virtual meetings and discussions so you can stay up to date with what we've been doing.