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In Memorium

Greg Pirmann. Beloved friend, colleague, PMPA co-founder, and champion for the disabled. 1947-2021

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posted on: 10/20/2021 7:37 PM


New video Added: Geraldo Rivera's Willowbrook Documentary

Geraldo Rivera's shocking expos? of the deplorable conditions and abuses from the Willowbrook State School for children with intellectual disabilities.

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posted on: 7/24/2021 6:10 AM


Pennhurst Tour to Benefit the Spring-Ford Area Historical Society

Have you ever wanted to learn the story of Pennhurst? Explore the grounds and buildings? Now you can! Pennhurst has been kind enough to offer a daytime benefit tour for the Spring-Ford Area Historical Society! A portion of ticket sales will be donated to our museum but these ticket sales also help fund the upkeep and documentation work for Pennhurst!

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posted on: 7/14/2021 10:36 AM


Pennhurst Then and Now

A poem by By Kate Jirik, Ph.D., PMPA Board Member

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posted on: 7/6/2021 3:32 PM


New Board Member

Laura Kennedy - Advocate and board member Arc USA and Willowbrook Task Force

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posted on: 5/29/2021 12:45 PM


New Board Member

Nathan Stenberg - finishing PhD dissertation on Pennhurst and actor and musician

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posted on: 5/29/2021 12:43 PM


New Board Member

Kate Jirik, PHD - Researcher and scholar in deinstitutionalization

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posted on: 5/29/2021 12:24 PM


Elwyn Institute Documentary

A 1968 film about moving folks from institution to community was just unearthed.

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posted on: 5/22/2021 8:43 AM


Debbie Robinson joins PMPA board

Debbie is the Executive Director of Speaking For Ourselves

posted on: 7/23/2020 2:16 PM


New Pennhurst book now available

The new book, "Pennhurst and the Struggle for Disability Rights" co-authored by PMPA board members Dennis Downey and Jim Conroy and published by Penn State University Press, can be pre-ordered now from Amazon and Penn State University Press. The book is a must for everyone in the disability field.

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posted on: 5/18/2020 10:29 AM


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