February 06, 2020

National Launch of the Case for Inclusion 2020

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8:00am-11:00am EST

This event will be held at:

Frank Holeman Lounge at the National Press Club

529 14th Street Northwest
13th Floor
Washington, DC 20045

Join United Cerebral Palsy and the ANCOR Foundation’s Included. Supported. Empowered. campaign for the national launch of the Case for Inclusion 2020.

Published annually since 2007, the Case for Inclusion assesses all 50 states and the District of Columbia on how well state programs are supporting people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. This year’s Case for Inclusion assesses the states on 58 measures across seven different issue areas that examine the chances for community inclusion for people of all abilities.

The national launch event will begin with registration and continental breakfast at 8 am, followed by opening remarks at 8:30 am. A presentation of the key findings from this year’s report will be followed by a panel discussion, during which the audience will have the opportunity to ask questions of the panelists. Closing remarks will begin at 10:45 am, and the event will conclude no later than 11 am.


  • Dan Goldberg, Senior Health Care Editor, POLITICO (moderator)
  • Armando Contreras, President & CEO, UCP
  • Josh Evans, President & CEO, IARF
  • Sean Luechtefeld, Communications Director, ANCOR & the ANCOR Foundation
  • Shannon McCracken, Vice President for Government Relations, ANCOR
  • Barbara Merrill, CEO, ANCOR & the ANCOR Foundation
  • Tia Nelis, Director of Policy & Advocacy, TASH
  • Diane Wilush, President & CEO, UCP of Georgia & South Carolina

This event is free, but space is limited and advanced registration is required. Register today!

Not in the D.C. area? Follow along on Twitter using #CaseForInclusion and stay informed about other upcoming events at caseforinclusion.org.