21 & Change Adds to Board of Directors

TAMPA, Fla. (Nov. 18, 2020) — The 21 & Change, Inc. Board of Directors unanimously appointed Amanda Sagarian, M.S., BCBA, LBA, a Regional Director at Applied Behavioral Innovations in Tampa, and Jorge Lastra Vicente, an Auditor with Tampa-based accounting firm Prida, Guida & Perez, P.A. on Thursday, Nov. 12 during the virtual monthly board of […]


21 & Change Welcomes Newly Appointed Board Member Jessica Andrews

TAMPA, Fla. (Sept. 3, 2020) — The 21 & Change Board of Directors unanimously appointed Jessica Andrews, M.A., BCBA, a Board-Certified Behavior Analyst at the organization’s monthly board of directors’ meeting on August 3. President John Bodor said, “We are thrilled to see our diverse board of directors grow in size and talents. Being part […]

21 & Change Update on COVID-19: Discrimination Concerns Affecting the Developmentally Disabled

The COVID-19 pandemic has had widespread effects on all aspects of our daily lives, from families to businesses to government and everything in between.  The current situation has also affected nonprofit organizations across the Nation, including 21 & Change.  Due to CDC guidelines and the measures required for everyone’s safety, we have postponed a conference […]

Cameron Brate of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Joins 21 & Change for 2nd Annual Champions for Change

February 27, 2020 15:41 ET | Source: 21 & Change Tampa, Fla., Feb. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Calling all Champions for Change! If you are a professional athlete, a ‘differently-abled’ athlete or an amateur, register today and join TE Cameron Brate and Mascot Cpt. Fear of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and the folks from 21 & Change for the 2nd annual […]

Florida Hate Crime Coalition Hails Bi-Partisan Support For 2020 Hate Crime Bill

21 & Change is working with Florida Anti-Defamation League and Florida Hate Crime Coalition to support a hate crime bill that closes any loopholes and protects more people against hate crimes. John Bodor, President, 21 & Change, Inc., said: “…Current law does not adequately or comprehensively protect those with certain disabilities in the state from […]

21 and Change Board Members

21 & Change Expands Board of Directors

TAMPA, Fla. (Sept. 27, 2019) — The 21 & Change Board of Directors unanimously appointed Realtor Sunny Alexander with Tomlin St Cyr Real Estate Services; Owner/Coach Michelle Richards from The Tampa Movement Lab; and Legislative Aide Clayton Clemens with the Florida House of Representatives, on Thursday, Sept. 12 during the monthly board of directors’ meeting. […]

School Inclusion for Kids with Disabilities

Jillian Benfield writes about her experience learning that her son will be born with Down syndrome. Benfield tells her audience that through her research, learning about school inclusion gave her a sense of comfort. “Inclusion” does not simply mean the placement of students with disabilities in general education classes. This process must incorporate fundamental change in […]

21 and Change Luncheon

21 & Change Celebrates First Year Empowering The “Differently-abled”

Pictured: Paige Byrnes, John Greene, Eric Polins, Michelle Richards, Sunny Alexander, John Bodor, Yani Bodor, Suzie Huening, and Sean Coniglio. TAMPA, Fla. (July 18, 2019) – Celebrating their first year as an established Florida based 501 (c)(3) public nonprofit organization, 21 & Change, Inc. recently hosted their First Anniversary and Sponsor Appreciation Luncheon at the […]

Save the Date ADA 25th Anniversary July 26 2019

21 & Change Nominated for Alliance for Citizens with Disabilities Award

TAMPA, Fla. (July 12, 2019) — 21 & Change, Inc. was recently nominated for the Hillsborough County Alliance, Outstanding Community Service award during the upcoming 29th Annual Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Celebration Awards on July 26th in downtown Tampa. The three award categories recognize extraordinary advocates that work tirelessly for full inclusion of people […]

21 & Change Partners with Florida Hate Crime Coalition

TAMPA, Fla. (April 22, 2019) — 21 & Change, Inc. President John Bodor announced today the organization’s board of directors unanimously approved a partnership and membership with the Florida Hate Crime Coalition (FHCC) spearheaded by Anti-Defamation League (ADL) Florida. “It’s unfortunate that hate exists and continues to be taught; however, we feel that partnering with […]

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