Chief Diversity Advocates
Chief Diversity Advocates (CDA) or Chief Diversity Leaders (CDL) provide advocacy to students, faculty and staff in key areas of diversity, as well as create opportunities for education and discussion around issues of diversity in their college. CDAs serve on the Executive Council for Diversity; coordinate diversity efforts — serving as a liaison between the Dean’s Office and Departments; help to build, implement and sustain diversity initiatives for faculty, students and staff as it relates to the five areas of focus of diversity for the Vice Provost for Diversity: (1) Access/Recruitment; (2) Retention/Campus Climate at the macro and micro levels (i.e. classroom, department, college, staff and administration); (3) Accountability/Shared responsibility; (4) Curricular/Co-Curricular Transformation linked to Educational Goals and Student Life and Better utilization of the Intellectual Resources of Faculty; and (5) Community Engagement/Community Outreach.
Child, Inc. provides shelters, domestic violence treatment programs, specialized foster care, prevention programs, such as parenting classes and assistance and community advocacy for children and their families.
Children & Families First
Children & Families First is an organization where counselors, licensed clinical social workers, parent educators, outreach workers and medical personnel work to strengthen families and communities.
Chimes Delaware is one of the largest providers in Delaware of community services for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities and co-occurring disabilities.
Cornucopia of Disability Information
Cornucopia of Disability Information (CODI) serves as a community resource for consumers and professionals by providing disability information in an Internet Directory of Disability Information, which also serves as a repository of electronic disability documents dating back to the early 1990s.
Delaware 211 is a toll-free service that provides the public with information on state government agencies and referrals to community resources. For information regarding available resources, dial 2-1-1 or visit www.delaware211.org.
Delaware Assistive Technology Initiative
Delaware Assistive Technology Initiative (DATI), part of the Center for Disabilities Studies, focuses on improving public awareness and access to information, funding for assistive technology devices and services, training and technical assistance and coordination of statewide activities.
Delaware Department of Education
The Delaware Department of Education’s website includes information about projects and programs, a directory, press releases, statistics and links to other educational websites.
Delaware Developmental Disabilities Council
The Delaware Developmental Disabilities Council addresses the unmet needs of people with developmental disabilities through system-wide advocacy, planning and demonstration projects.
Delaware Division for the Visually Impaired
The Division for the Visually Impaired (DVI) works to strengthen the capacity of their agency, their consumers and the community so that those who are blind and visually impaired may become and/or remain, employed, independent and self-sufficient.