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Catching a Gator

I have a little confession to make. I’m a reality tv junkie. Yes, I know it’s awful so try not to judge me. But, I can’t help it – I love reality TV. One of my favorite shows is Gator Boys. I watch that show so much that in my mind I  honestly believe I could…

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Introducing the South Bay Senior Case Facilitator!

*Last but certainly not least is our interview with Brian Malicdem.  Brian was promoted to Senior Case Facilitator in the South Bay.  You can find the interviews of his counterparts in the East Bay and Far North Regions here and here.  Brian is to San Jose Team what Tupac is to the Rap/Hip Hop community…

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Onward and Upward

What a world we live in.  Those of us passionate advocates have been a bit disappointed in the California budget process recently.  I will spare you the gory play-by-play details and just hit the highlights.  The Lanterman Coalition came together under one message with an impassioned plea to increase funding for services ten percent across…

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Introducing the East Bay Senior Case Facilitator!

    If you haven’t heard already, we have a new position at Compass: Senior Case Facilitator.  Three of our leaders were chosen as ginny pigs to step into this new role in each region: South Bay, East Bay, and Far North.  What does this mean?  It means we are growing!  This position was created to…

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Be Brave

Have you ever seen the movie, What Happens in Vegas? It’s one of my husband and I’s favorite movie because it’s an accurate description of when we moved in together. No, we weren’t forced to do so like Ashton Kutcher and Cameron Diaz were, but when you get two very strong willed, independent people together…

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Who We Are: Freedom & Generosity

Freedom and Generosity are an expression of our CORE (Faith and Honor).  Because our core is grounded in deep conviction and integrity of character, we naturally want to give to others and make space for people to be themselves wholly and freely.   In the everyday, freedom typically manifests itself in “choices.”  One of the…

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Our Core: Faith and Honor

*This is the first of four posts that  will be coming out that are all about our company values!  I am always impressed that so many of you have all 7 values memorized (Faith, Honor, Freedom, Generosity, Excellence, Trustworthiness, and Community).  We wanted to take the time to expand on our values and show how…

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Speak Truth in San Jose

In April, I had the opportunity to spend some time with some of our clients and staff in the San Jose area.  We had a blast filming for this project!   “Words are powerful.  With words, I can speak truth over myself and others and in doing so, I someone how become more of what…

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  If you have been on our Facebook page or read our recent blog post then you know there is a lot of news/buzz circulating about state budget allocations for the DDS department.  As many of you know, our budgets have seen far too many cuts in the last 10 years, and we really need to be…

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Restore Funding to DD Population! [Link]

There has been a lot of information circulating about a possible increase in the budget for people with developmental disabilities.  If you are a part of our community or the community at large, please read this article and learn more about what is happening.  This is a big deal and we are all for the increase!