DBHIDS and PAC
The Philadelphia Intellectual disability Services and Public Awareness Committee (PAC) invite organizations that promote inclusion and community participation, connect people with people, advocate for healthy opportunities and lifestyles, and promote natural supports for living an everyday life, to display their wonderful efforts in our biggest event of the year.
The City of Philadelphia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS), is part of the City’s Office of Health and Human Services. DBHIDS offers behavioral health care, intellectual disability supports and early intervention services in one comprehensive integrated system. DBHIDS prides themselves in serving the city’s most vulnerable people as evidenced by their longstanding commitment to recovery, resilience, and self-determination
This Year's Theme
The theme for the 2020 Brighter Futures Awards is “Lift every VOICE: Advocacy in the 21st Century” and are for individuals from all walks of life: neighbors, people with disabilities, teachers, friends, family, employers, co-workers, spiritual leaders, civic groups/organizations, self- advocates, medical professionals, political leaders, business men and women.
The PAC will award 50 vendors free space to highlight your work in the Exhibition Hall at the 28th Annual My City, My Place Brighter futures Awards on Friday, March 27, 2020. The time is 9:00-11:30. Following the exhibition hall, the presentations of awards will follow in a lunchtime ceremony. Vendors are invited to stay for the awards ceremony at $30 per person.
For More Info
The event this year will be held at The Hilton Hotel City Avenue
4200 City Ave.
Philadelphia,PA19131 United States
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Contact Wendy.Williams@phila.gov for any questions, comments, suggestions, and/or concerns.