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Community
Involvement

Community involvement is an important part of our outreach and advocacy efforts, and we’re proud to be active members of these local, county and state boards:

  • Big Tent Coalition 

  • National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) 

  • Central Kansas Association for the Visually Impaired (CKAVI) 

Our staff members are involved with: 

  • Hutchinson Human Relations Commission 

  • Kansas Disability Caucus 

  • Circles of Hope Steering Committee 

  • Self Advocacy Coalition of Kansas 

  • Resource Council (Non-profit Connect) 

  • City of Hutchinson Tree Board 

  • Resilience Board 

  • Hutchinson Resource Council (Non-profits Connect) 

  • Reno County Suicide Coalition 

  • Reno County Health Department Advisory Board  

  • Talking Books Advisory Council 

  • Central Kansas Association of the Visually Impaired (CKAVI) 

  • Pratt Resource Council 

  • Low Vision Support Group 

  • Reno County Community Corrections Advisory Board 

  • Reno County Public Transportation Commission 

  • Horizons Mental Health Center Board of Directors 

  • Central Kansas SHRM Chapter 

  • SPIL workgroups (employment, advocacy, transportation, housing)

  • Lions Club

  • Ford County Community Coalition 

  • Kansas Advisory Committee for the Blind and Visually Impaired 

  • Meals on Wheels Board 

  • Communities Organizing To Promote Equity (COPE) 

  • Friends Of The Dodge City Public Library  

  • The Depot Theatre 

  • SER-SCEP (Service, Employment, and Redevelopment Senior Community Service Employment Program) 

  • Retired Senior Volunteer Program 

  • Genesis Family Health, Garden City 

  • Community Connections of Ford County 

  • Alliance for a Healthy Kansas 

  • Kansas Interfaith Action 

  • Disability Mentoring Day Planning Committee 

  • Harvest America Community Advisory Committee 

  • Kansas Youth Empowerment Committee 

  • Disability Vaccine Access Opportunities (DVAO) 

  • Self Advocacy Coalition Of Kansas (SACK)