WRC’s Self-Determination Local Advisory Committee: Zoom Meeting on 4/29/2020

Public Information Sessions to Present the 2020 Community Resource Development Plan (CRDP)

Please join Westside Regional Center in a discussion regarding a new community resource development plan, called the (CRDP).

Come learn about the CRDP and how it can help you and your family member with needed resources.

Provide us with feedback about what services are needed in the community and how this can help you and your family member(s).

You input is valuable. Please share your voice!

Two Information Sessions:

Tuesday, March 10th from 5:00pm-7:00pm

AND

Monday, March 16th from 10:00am-12:00pm

Where:

Westside Regional Center

5901 Green Valley Circle

Culver City, CA 90230

Spanish interpretation & translated meeting materials will be provided.

Please RSVP to (310) 258-4013 or traininginfo@westsiderc.org

Public Meeting to Discuss Disparities in Accessing Regional Center Services

Click here to download the flyer. 

Meet the new Chair of the WRC Board of Directors!

Dr. Sofia M. Vergara is the new Board Chair at WRC. She earned her Doctorate in Educational Leadership for Social Justice from Loyola Marymount University (LMU), as well as her Masters there in Secondary Education. Since 2017, she has been teaching university classes on Disability and Multiculturalism in Special Education at LMU. For the past 14 years, she has also taught Spanish at New Roads High School in Santa Monica. She earlier graduated from UC Berkeley with a major in Political Science and double-minors in Spanish and Disability Studies. More recently, she along with a colleague have launched a new nonprofit, Bridges to Inclusion, to provide services to empower educators, families and students with disabilities. A life-long learner, dedicated educator, and motivated and inspiring advocate, she was unanimously elected as the first client to lead in the history of WRC. Congratulations Dr. Vergara!


¡CONOZCA A LA NUEVA PRESIDENTA DE LA JUNTA DIRECTIVA DEL WRC!

La Dra. Sofía M. Vergara es la nueva presidenta de la Junta Directiva del WRC. Cuenta con un doctorado en Liderazgo Educativo para la Justicia Social y una maestría en Educación Secundaria, ambos por la Universidad Loyola Marymount (LMU). Desde 2017, imparte clases sobre las discapacidades y el multiculturalismo en la educación especial en la LMU. Por otra parte, lleva 14 años enseñando español en New Roads High School en Santa Mónica. Anteriormente, se graduó de la carrera de Ciencias Políticas con especialidad (minors) en Español y Estudios sobre la Discapacidad, en UC Berkeley. Más recientemente lanzó, junto con una colega, una nueva organización sin fines de lucro, Bridges to Inclusion, con el fin de brindar servicios para fortalecer a los educadores, familias y estudiantes con discapacidades. Aprendiz permanente, educadora dedicada y defensora motivada e inspiradora, fue elegida por unanimidad como la primera clienta en encabezar el WRC en su historia. ¡Felicidades!

 

 

WRC Board of Directors – Meeting Schedule and Agenda

Next BOD Meeting is January 8, 2020

Click here to download the Agenda. 

Board of Directors Meeting

November 6, 2019 at 6:00PM

AT WESTSIDE REGIONAL CENTER – DANNEKER BOARDROOM

The Board Meeting is being held on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at 6:00PM at Westside Regional Center 5901 Green Valley Circle, Mike Danneker Boardroom on the 3rd Floor, Culver City, CA 90230.

To view the agenda for the meeting click here.

Board of Directors Meeting Agenda November 6, 2019

All Board Meetings Take Place At Westside Regional Center, 3rd Floor, Danneker Board Room. Everyone from the community is welcome. Committees meet different conference rooms.

Notice of Public Meeting

To Present the

2020 WRC Performance Contract

 Thursday, October 24, 2019

 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM  

Danneker Boardroom

3rd Floor

 

Westside Regional Center will conduct its annual Public Meeting on Thursday, October 24, 2019 to present the 2020 WRC Performance Contract.

The performance contract is comprised of goals and outcomes that are developed as a result of community input.  WRC will be disseminating a Performance Contract survey for the community to provide their input on these goals and activities prior to the Public Meeting. (Please refer to survey links below.)  Self-Advocates, families, service providers, advocates, DDS and State Council on Developmental Disabilities Representatives and others are invited to attend this public meeting.

Performance Contract Survey links:

Adult Client of WRC: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2019AdultsSurvey

WRC Family Member: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2019WRCFamilySurvey

Service Provider: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/2019WRCserviceprovider

*Spanish translation will be available.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING

September 11, 2019 at 6:00PM

AT WESTSIDE REGIONAL CENTER – MIKE DANNEKER BOARDROOM

The Board Meeting is being held on Wednesday, September 11, 2019 at 6:00PM at Westside Regional Center 5901 Green Valley Circle, Mike Danneker Boardroom on the 3rd Floor, Culver City, CA 90230.

To view the agenda for the meeting click here.

Board of Directors Meeting Agenda September 11, 2019

All Board Meetings Take Place At Westside Regional Center, 3rd Floor, Mike Danneker Board Room. Everyone from the community is welcome. Committees meet in different conference rooms.

Strategic Planning Committee Meeting

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5TH AT 5:00PM

The Strategic Planning Committee will be meeting at Westside Regional Center on Thursday, September 5th at 5:00pm in the 4th floor Conference Room 4D.