Great opporutnity for advocates.

On my way to Indy for our national convention!


Sponsored by:  The Coleman Foundation • The ABCD Institute
Center for Independent Futures


October 16, 2015
8:30a – 4p,

Symposium Highlights

• Learn from nationally recognized leaders about community inclusion and organizing
• Hear firsthand from families working to create community-based alternative housing
• Explore ideas about the opportunities and challenges of creating a housing solution
in your area
• Build networks and share resources with professionals, family groups, and individuals
• Become part of the team to determine future steps toward creating housing options
in Illinois

Free parking • Lunch provided
Registration:  $20 per person • Registration required

 Keynote Speaker
Al Condeluci, PhD, MSW
CEO of Community Living and Support Services

Al Condeluci is a nationally known leader and consultant on human services and
community issues. Al is CEO of Community Living and Support Services, founder of
the Interdependence Network (a network of US and Canadian human service o
rganizations), and a faculty member at the University of Pittsburgh. He is the author of
several books including Together is Better, The Essence of Interdependence, and
Social Capital: The Key to Macro Change.

Symposium Group Facilitation
Paul Arntson, PhD
Professor Emeritus, Northwestern University

Paul Arntson has conducted research and training programs worldwide with
organizations in order to improve citizens’ decision-making competencies concerning
the health and the well-being of their communities. He is on the faculty of The Asset
Based Community Development Institute at the Institute for Policy Research, a Fellow
at the Center for Communication and Medicine at the Northwestern University
Feinberg School of Medicine, and a frequent contributor to the Evanston Community


National Louis University, North Shore Campus
5202 Old Orchard Road
Skokie IL 60077


Tony Paulauski
Executive Director
The Arc of Illinois
20901 S. LaGrange Rd. Suite 209
Frankfort, IL 60423
815-464-1832 (OFFICE)
815-464-1832 (CELL)