Ken Anderson Alliance is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation creating "Live, Work, Engage" opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities. We are beginning in Cincinnati and hope to create integrated models and options that can be replicated across the U.S. We believe that adults with disabilities have the human and civil rights to live, work, play, socialize, recreate, love, learn, and worship in the settings and manner of their choosing, with the support of families, friends, and caregivers.
In November 2017, we launched PLAY (now ENGAGE), social experiences designed by adults with disabilities for adults with disabilities that include a wide variety of small group community outings with staff and volunteer supports. Our survey of adults with disabilities reveal their most frequent request is to socialize with peers and be in the community.
We are currently working to launch WORK, real, paid, integrated employment opportunities through urban agriculture, microenterprises, and community partners. We will augment these with vocational workshops to explore and develop work interests, talents, and abilities.
Our plan is to build our first community, The Commons at Springfield, in Springfield Township. The Commons at Springfield will be an innovative, integrated beneficial residential community that provides permanent supportive, affordable housing for a neurodiverse blend of adults with and without developmental disabilities who have a range of support needs.
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Learn how the Ken Anderson Alliance supports adults with developmental disabilities through LIVE, WORK and ENGAGE opportunities.
Learn how the Ken Anderson Alliance partners with O2 Urban Farms.
Learn about volunteer opportunities and ways to get involved with the Ken Anderson Alliance.
Enjoy 10% off Ken Anderson Alliance Merchandise when you use code KAA2020! All proceeds go directly to KAA. Visit https://www.kenandersonalliance.org/new-products to view all the great stuff!
Rockin' & Ridin' for KAA is a community motorcycle ride supporting the important work of the Ken Anderson Alliance. There will be food trucks, vendors, and music, fun for all.
Costs: $25 single rider ; $30 double rider
Registration: On-Line registration begins on Sunday, June 12, 2022 mark your calendar !
In person day of event @ 11:00am – Kickstand’s UP @ 1:00p
1:00pm Melodic Connections
3:00pm Kevin McCoy Band
Wine Over the Rhine is a unique experience for wine enthusiasts to enjoy a fabulous evening while raising funds for the Ken Anderson Alliance.
Hosts and board members Laurie and Eric Lombardo welcome guests to their fabulous home and vineyard in Anderson overlooking the Ohio River.
Strikes is a family fun bowling event celebrating the adults we serve while raising funds for the Ken Anderson Alliance!
There is an opportunity for everyone to participate in this event, sponsor, donate, and attend!
*Bring: Tennis Shoes with Rubber Soles