CDSA Legislative Breakfast

 This is the heartwarming story of Darren O., seen here with his mom  Darlene at the 2019 CDSA Legislative Breakfast on Friday January 25th. Congratulations Darren! All of us at EXCEED are very proud of you! 

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Jacksonville Jaguars Blair Brown chooses EXCEED as his charity of choice for "My Cause, My Cleats"!

  

"My older brother was born with heart complications and was later diagnosed with autism.  With my cleats, I want to show how much I look up to my older brother and his strength and determination."
More than 800 NFL players will showcase causes that are important to them with custom cleats during all Week 13 games, as part of the NFL's "My Cause, My Cleats" campaign.  
As part of the collaboration between the NFL and players, players  will represent hundreds of charitable organizations that focus on causes  from youth wellness to sex trafficking prevention and support for  single parents.    

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Inland Regional Center Employment Success Stories

 October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM). This  national campaign helps bring awareness to disability employment and  celebrates the contributions of the disability workforce. This post highlights the employment stories and successes of three IRC Consumers  who are working with IRC Service Provider EXCEED. 

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Celebration of Success 2018

Check out this great video from the 2018 Celebration of Success, June 30, 2018

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SOBOBA FOUNDATION DONATES $10,000 TO CASA DEL VALLE

EXCEED was one of the recipients of $10,000 from the Soboba Foundation Charity Golf Tournament on April 3rd & 4th!  Proceeds will be used for repairs at the 16 bed, 4000 sq ft, Casa del Valle residential facility in San Jacinto.  

Casa del Valle residents gather around the "big check" with a huge thank you to the Soboba Foundation for their generosity!


annual report

View the EXCEED 2016-2017 Annual Report

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LOWE'S HEROES DAY AT CASA DEL VALLE!

LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

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During the first week of March, EXCEED Assistant Executive Director, Andrea Wells and 84 other California Disability Services Association (CDSA) members throughout California joined together to for the Annual Legislative Affairs Conference. The focus of the event was to deliver the association's 2017 message to the Legislators. Andrea had 8 meetings at the Capitol including offices of local representatives Assemblymembers Medina and Mayes and Senators Stone, Morrell and Roth. Talking points included:  

  • Please help California avoid the loss of Federal funds for developmental services
  •  Protect client choice 
  • Move savings from closing Developmental Centers to the community 
  • Co-author our bill that will increase competitive integrated employment outcomes  
  • Support legislation that will address local minimum wage increases.