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Disability Rights & Resource Center
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Disability Rights & Resource Center

a non-residential community agency that provides several services to people with disabilities, including advocacy, peer counseling, independent living skills training, information and referral, and transition services

On Our Own of Roanoke Valley
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On Our Own of Roanoke Valley

a consumer-run alternative mental health program that provides socialization, self-help, advocacy, recreation, support, and education

Zachary Daniel
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Zachary Daniel

an outstanding program manager of the Brain Injury Services Day Program in Fredericksburg, Virginia

Fonita Babb
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Fonita Babb

who a has made a tremendous impact on the lives of hundreds of individuals with disabilities as an employment manager at Eggleston

Kate Flinn
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Kate Flinn

a dedicated advocate who has assisted families through the Virginia LEND program, and has fought for systemic change in Chesterfield County Public Schools

Shonta Mills
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Shonta Mills

who led an effort by SEIU Virginia 512 home care workers, in partnership with disability rights, advocates, family and friends, to successfully win improved pay and hazard pay for direct care workers.

Frances E. McCutcheon Mill
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Frances E. McCutcheon Mill

who pioneered the Toy Like Me project at Roanoke College, which hand-modifies toys to match the specific disabilities of paired community children

Wendy Bundy
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Wendy Bundy

a passionate peer recovery specialist and trainer who has connected with folks all across the commonwealth in her speaking engagements.

Dustin Wade
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Dustin Wade

who has provided love, care, and devotion as a sponsor at a living facility for individuals with developmental disabilities and mental health conditions, where he creates a safe home environment and empowers the voices of people with disabilities

James Harris
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James Harris

the founder of an international movement, Men to Heal, and a local organization, The HEALing Hub, both focused on mental health in the Black community