September 25, 2017

The Coalition submitted comments on the proposed new Community Living Waiver. All public comments can be found on the Coalition Documents page.

August 18, 2017

The Coalition submitted comments on the proposed Individual Eligibility Policy for Consolidated and P/FDS Waiver Services. All public Coalition comments can be found on the Coalition Documents page.

May 12, 2017

The Coalition submitted comments on the proposed consolidation of Departments of Aging, Drug and Alcohol Programs, Health, and Human Services into the Department of Health and Human Services. All public Coalition comments can be found on the Coalition Documents page.

March 21, 2017

The Coalition submitted brief comments on the Proposed Consolidated and P/FDS Waiver Renewals Appendices I and J. All public Coalition comments can be found on the Coalition Documents page.

January 17, 2017

The Coalition submitted comments on the Consolidated and P/FDS Waiver renewals. All public Coalition comments can be found on the Coalition Documents page.

december 19, 2016

The Coalition submitted comments on the proposed ODP Regulation No. 14-540 and suggested language for addition Chapter 6100. All public Coalition comments can be found on the Coalition Documents page.

DECEMBER 16, 2016 | THE FULL COALITION

The Coalition met virtually to coordinate among the four new strands of activity, advance the tasks of its Roadmap, and plan for the Coalition's sustainability after the completion of its funding from the PADDC. Each strand met separately in breakout sessions to begin to focus its action plan which will be refined going forward, with special attention directed to what the group could accomplish within the next six months.

OCtober 5 & 19, 2016 | THE FULL COALITION

The Coalition gathered for two consecutive meetings to focus our activities for the next few years.  We ranked priority of the 10 recommendations from our Action Memo. We reviewed the 9 elements of systems supporting family based-alternatives to congregate care from our Workbook for System Representatives and cross-walked them with the 10 recommendations. We prioritized four approaches to move forward on our recommendations.

march 20, 2015 

September 18, 2014

The statewide Coalition had a highly productive face-to-face meeting in Harrisburg. We developed a workplan to guide the Coalition's activities. The following documents were approved at this meeting:

May 20, 2014

The full, statewide Imagine Different Coalition met in person for the first time in Harrisburg. The group came to consensus around the Vision, Mission, and Initial Focus Population for our work. We determined decision-making procedures and an organizational structure including a Steering Committee and 3 distinct Workgroups. For more information on the Coalition's structure, please see the Our Work page. 

February 27, 2014 

The 3rd and final Imagine Different... Achieve Different Workbook is approved for publication by the PADDC.