CP of Colorado Changes Name to Ability Connection Colorado

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Comedian Josh Blue Introduces Ability Connection Colorado One Laugh at a Time

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Ultimately, the name Ability Connection Colorado expands our capacity to execute our mission, realize our vision and create clear strategies for the future.

Ability Connection Colorado serves people with disabilities and their families throughout the state of Colorado. Their programs offer inclusive, cutting edge educational opportunities, pathways to employment and support that allows people to thrive. The name change reflects the diversity of the people with disabilities that Ability Connection Colorado serves.

The cornerstone in which the organization was built will remain the same. Founded 67 years ago, Ability Connection Colorado has played an active role in many positive changes in the lives of over 40,000 Colorado families annually. “The decision to change the name of an organization with such history was undertaken carefully and deliberated with consideration for how to best serve our community,” stated Judy Ham, President and CEO of Ability Connection Colorado. “Ultimately, the name Ability Connection Colorado expands our capacity to execute our mission, realize our vision and create clear strategies for the future.”

Perhaps best known as the comedian who puts the “cerebral” in cerebral palsy, Josh Blue exploded onto the national comedy scene as the winner of NBC’s Last Comic Standing and he knocks down stereotypes applied to people with disabilities with wit and charm. Who better than Josh to introduce the new name of an organization that has promoted inclusion and opportunity for 67 years.

Video Preview: http://abilityconnectioncolorado.org

Josh will be serving up the laughs LIVE at the 30th Annual Wine in the Pines fundraiser Saturday, October 19, in Keystone Colorado!

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Ability Connection Colorado (formerly known as CP of Colorado) is a non-profit organization that serves people with disabilities. Founded in 1946, Ability Connection Colorado provides education, employment and support to over 40,000 people on an annual basis. The primary goal of Ability Connection Colorado is to identify every individual’s unique abilities and further their personal journey toward realizing their human potential. http://www.abilityconnectioncolorado.org

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