Amazing things happen when a community unites! On Monday, March 6th more than 10,000 people came together to proudly proclaim that our community is strongest when everyone is included. From people and families who receive essential Summit DD services to inclusive local businesses and organizations, the community outpouring was truly remarkable. Thank you for making Inclusion Day 2023 a massive success! Read More ›
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Inclusion Day 2023
Monday, March 6, 2023 is Inclusion Day! Grab your orange attire and join Summit DD in painting the county ORANGE to kick off DD Awareness Month and promote community inclusion.
Inclusion is about sharing experiences. So remember to share pics of you and your school, co-workers or friends wearing orange. Add #IncludeME and tag us – @SummitDD on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. We want to see your inclusion pride!
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Record Breaking Inclusion Day in 2022
Thank you for making Inclusion Day 2022 a record breaking event! More than 10,000 people joined in the celebration including 8,000+ people who visited the Akron Zoo Inclusion Weekend, 3,000+ inclusion kits were requested, and hundreds of businesses and organizations throughout Summit County wore orange to show their inclusion pride! Together we truly “painted” the town orange, showing that our great community is strongest when everyone is included! Read More ›
Inclusion Day a Big Success
The first week of 2021’s Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month is almost in the books…and our Inclusion Day celebration on March 1st was a massive success! It was amazing to see the community come together to spread awareness, even though most of the activities were virtual due to the pandemic. Altogether, we had thousands of community members and close to 50 Summit County businesses and organizations join in the celebration, including nine Akron-Summit County Library branches, City of Stow Mayor John Pribonic, Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro, Summit County Probate Court, and dozens of local disability service providers. Read More ›