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2014-Rev up!
The Disability Voting Action Project (DVAP) wants YOU to help increase the political power of Texans With disabilities and our allies. Help us establish the disability community as an educated, strong, and mobilized voting constituency! Visit DVAP website to join this important and historic effort! Everyone is welcome - DVAP is a nonpartisan organization.
www.davptexas.org

2014-Be a part of Texas Disability history!
The "Disability Vote" is the sleeping giant that has been awakened!!! People with disabilities, Family members, providers, professionals and bureaucrats can be the vote that decides the outcome of this transformational election in Texas.
The forum is being held on September 24th (in Austin) is one way you can find out what the position the candidates have on disability issues. You must register to assure a space at the Forum. Stipends and money for gas may be available.
For info: CTD 512-478-3366
              ADAPT/DVAP 512-442-0252
Go to this link for more info: http://salsa3.salsalabs.com/o/50324/p/salsa/web/common/public/content?content_item_KEY=13650             

New Executive Director


 Linda Fallwell Stover is the new Executive Director for the Coastal Bend Center for Independent Living (CBCIL), according to Acting Board President Shea Hales.  Ms. Fallwell Stover replaces John Jackson, Interim Executive Director.  She retired from Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority in 2013 following 24 years of public transit employment, primarily responsible for development of accessibility and access for individuals with disabilities, managing para-transit and other purchased services contracts.  A former Chairman of the Corpus Christi Committee for People with Disabilities,  Ms. Fallwell Stover serves on the Board of Trustees for the Nueces County Behavioral Health Center.  She is a facilitator for the CBCIL Coastal Bend Advocacy classes, and is a principal partner in Fallwell-Frost Productions. Married to Jeff Stover, the couple has two children, Maxwell and Leah. 


  Linda Fallwell Stover