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2018 Annual Report

A summary of our work this year, from working to register and educate voters with disabilities to fighting for the right to live in the community of one’s choice to community arts events, and more. Read on!

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The Flavor of the 86th Texas Legislature

The 86th Texas Legislative Session is right around the corner! Here are some things we’re thinking about.

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Pen 2 Paper: The Ones that Got Away November

One last piece that we loved from the 2017 Pen 2 Paper entries, but that didn’t make it to the finalist list: Grieving on the Dance Floor by Robert Kingett Read more about Pen 2 Paper: The Ones that Got Away November

Pen 2 Paper: The Ones that Got Away August

Two works that we loved, but didn’t make it to our 2017 finalist list: I Can Handle It by Rick Blum and Blood Samples and Wooden Virgins by Eden Summerlee. Read more about Pen 2 Paper: The Ones that Got Away August

Trauma and Mental Health in students with IDD

As awareness of the effects of trauma grows, we must ensure that efforts to equip our youth with coping skills include those with intellectual and development disabilities. Read more about Trauma and Mental Health in students with IDD

Pen 2 Paper: The Ones that Got Away July

Two works that we loved, but didn't make it to our 2017 finalist list: The Ward by Konstantin Nicholas Rega and Psych ER by Edie Bakker. Read more about Pen 2 Paper: The Ones that Got Away July

Pen 2 Paper: The Ones that Got Away June

Two non-fiction shorts that we loved, but didn't make it to our 2017 finalist list: Disturbances by Hannah Wells and Getting to "No, You" by Bill Cushing.​

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CTD40: Happy Birthday from Stephanie Torreno

A birthday wish and kind words for Pen 2 Paper from ​Texas author Stephanie Torreno.

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CTD40: Jordan’s Story

​2017 policy intern Jordan Fogle looks back with fondness (somehow) on the 85th Legislative session.

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