Unified Welcomes New Board Members and Vice Chair

Unified announces Rob Freedman as new Vice Chairperson of the Board and welcomes new board members Blake Curry, Marc DeSimone, Jr., and Steven Choi. Rob Freedman has been named vice chair of Unified’s Board of Directors. He joined the board in 2011 and served as chair of the Development/Board Development Committee from 2012-2019. He is…

Kathy Poole Receives Can Do Award

“I will always cherish this award,” said Kathy Poole after receiving the 2019 Samuel A. Tucker Memorial Can Do Award at Hoodstock Sweet 16. Kathy has participated in the Frederick Day Program for more than 21 years and lives in a Unified residential home. Born with cerebral palsy and later developing a spastic disorder, Kathy…

Hoodstock SWEET 16 Raises $93,000

On October 19, more than 350 guests decked out in tie-dye and blue jeans attended Hoodstock Sweet 16, a family friendly charity music festival at the American Visionary Art Museum in Baltimore. Event headliner Roses n Russ entertained the crowd with music featuring classic artists from the 1960s and ‘70s with a splash of contemporary.…

Unified Community Connections

Connecting people with disabilities to life’s possibilities

Unified Community Connections is a private, nonprofit organization that serves, assists and advocates for children and adults with cerebral palsy and other physical disabilities. Headquartered in Hunt Valley, Md., Unified Community Connections has four satellite centers throughout Maryland, enabling the organization to provide programs and services throughout the state. Learn more about us.


The services and programs of Unified Community Connections operate on a nondiscriminatory basis. They are subject to the provisions of Title VI of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975 and the Hill Burton Act. These acts prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, age and disability. Unified Community Connections’ nondiscriminatory position applies to employment, admissions, provisions of services, assignment of services, granting of privileges, accommodations, and opportunity to participate in programs and activities.