Award-winning ‘Love Land’ to be screened this Saturday – March 24, 2016

Love Land Film 03-26-2016 Bryan, TX

Love Land, a powerful film starring actors with intellectual and development disabilities, will be screened Saturday evening at StageCenter in Downtown Bryan. The film was written and directed by Joshua Tate, a Texas filmmaker with family connections to Bryan-College Station. Every character in the film… Continue reading

CN!, along with Stagecenter Theatre and United Healthcare, to host screening of Love Land, March 26, 2016

Love Land Film 03-26-2016 Bryan, TX

Love Land is a groundbreaking, award winning, narrative feature film which stars actors with intellectual and development disabilities. The film challenges stereotypes of labels, love, and liberty, and was produced in association with Community Now! and the Disability Cinema Coalition, and funded in part by… Continue reading

Lufkin State-Supported Living Center employee assaulted mentally disabled girl – Feb. 1, 2016

ANGELINA COUNTY, TX (KTRE) – A representative of the Health and Human Services Commission’s Office of the Inspector General arrested a 57-year-old Lufkin State Supported Living Center employee in connection to allegations that she assaulted a mentally disabled 15-year-old girl. Read more >> http://www.newswest9.com/story/31108718/affidavit-lufkin-state-supported-living-center-employee-assaulted-mentally-disabled-girl

Love Land movie screening – March 26, 2016 – Bryan, Texas

Love Land Film 03-26-2016 Bryan, TX

We will be screening the movie Love Land in Bryan, Texas on Saturday, March 26, 2016. Tickets can be purchased at stagecenter.net for $15. Reception begins at 6:30 p.m.; screening begins at 7:30 p.m.; panel discussion begins at 9:30 p.m. If you are unable to attend… Continue reading

A Look Ahead Conference – February 13, 2016

A Look Ahead

View the A Look Ahead conference flyer or register. The conference starts at 9:30 a.m.

A Look Ahead Pre-Conference Event – January 30, 2016

A Look Ahead

View the A Look Ahead pre-conference event flyer or register. The event starts at 9:30 a.m.

Dallas Morning News Article – August 12, 2015

Self Determination Group

The Dallas Morning News wrote an article about The Self Determination Group: Special needs group teaches independence through social meet ups, the next is Aug. 16

Meeting – May 7, 2015

Self Determination Group

The Self Determination Group shared information with participants at the Northwest ISD information fair.

Meeting – March 28, 2015

Self Determination Group

The Self Determination Group co-hosted the Exploring Self Determination workshop. ([embeddoc url=”http://communitynowfreedom.org/wp-content/uploads/Exploring_Self-Determination_-_3_26_2015.pdf” download=”all”])

Meeting – February 21, 2015

Self Determination Group

Members of The Self Determination Group presented at the 3rd Annual Living With Disability Information and Resource Conference.