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Dedicating the 2021 TASH Conference to the memory of Lou Brown

An old, slightly damaged photograph of Wayne Sailor and Lou Brown smiling at one another and shaking hands in front of a projector screen. Lou has a plaque and gavel that he is presenting to Wayne.

Lou Brown (right) transferring the TASH Board of Directors Chairmanship to Wayne Sailor (left). Over 40 years ago, in 1975, Lou Brown, Norris Haring and Wayne Sailor, the founders of what is now called TASH, gathered to create an entity that embodies the very values that TASH represents to this day: equity, opportunity, and inclusion… read more

TASH’s Written Testimony to Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing, Toxic Conservatorships: The Need for Reform

Owing in part to the national attention on conservatorship / guardianship from the Britney Spears case, Senators Blumenthal and Cruz announced that the Senate Judiciary Committee would be holding a series of hearings, titled, “Toxic Conservatorships: The Need for Reform“. They requested testimony from throughout the disability community as well as other effected people. TASH submitted written… read more

New TASH Policy Positions on Inclusive Education, Competitive Integrated Employment and Community Living

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Dear friends, Policy advocacy remains at the heart of TASH’s mission to advance equity, opportunity and inclusion for people with disabilities. With this in mind, TASH has recently produced a series of three extensive position statements with policy recommendation on three key issue areas: Our position statement on Inclusive Education emphasizes the right of students… read more

Nova Home Support (Los Gatos, California) Seeks an Executive Director

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Location: Los Gatos/Scotts Valley, California (about 15-20 minutes from Santa Cruz) Salary: Minimum $100,000 (negotiable, commensurate with experience). Benefits: Excellent benefits package including medical, dental, vision, chiropractic, acupuncture and life insurance. Job Type: Full-time Job Description: Nova Home Support, LLC provides around-the-clock residential care, person-centered support, individualized education, and community-based enrichment opportunities to a sweet, funny teenager with autism,… read more

City of Encinitas (California) Seeking a New Housing Services Manager

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Organization: City of Encinitas Location: Encinitas, California Position: Housing Services Manager Annual salary range: $90,510 to $133,726 Application deadline: Open until filled First resume review: Friday, May 21, 2021 Located along six miles of Pacific coastline in northern San Diego County, the City of Encinitas offers a unique blend of old-world charm and sophistication, and… read more

Remembering Lou Brown

An old, slightly damaged photograph of Wayne Sailor and Lou Brown smiling at one another and shaking hands in front of a projector screen. Lou has a plaque and gavel that he is presenting to Wayne.

Lou Brown (right) transferring the TASH Board of Directors Chairmanship to Wayne Sailor (left). We regret to inform you that Lou Brown, one of TASH’s co-founders, passed away on May 1, 2021. Over 40 years ago, in 1975, Lou Brown, Norris Haring and Wayne Sailor, the founders of what is now called TASH, gathered to… read more

Columbia Housing Authority (Missouri) seeks a new Chief Executive Officer

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Organization: Columbia Housing Authority Location: Columbia, Missouri Position: Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Annual salary range: Commensurate with experience and qualifications Application deadline: Open until filled First resume review: Monday, February 22, 2021 The ideal candidate will possess 10 years of professional experience, preferably in public sector and/or non-profit management, and at least 5 years at… read more