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Quinn Barbour

Marketing and Communications Outreach Specialist

BA, American Studies, English & Journalism, Brandeis University
Public Relations, Dublin City University
MBA, Marketing & Communications, University of Massachusetts Boston

Quinn Barbour plans, creates and executes the ICI's social media strategy. As the press contact and public relations specialist, Quinn strategizes and determines effective ways to communicate and deliver information to a diverse audience base, while managing media outreach in conjunction with the UMass Boston communications staff and relevant external consultants.

Additionally, Quinn manages e-marketing outreach needs; helps choose and develop promotional materials; and writes, develops and maintains content for the ICI website as well as various print publications.

In the role of staff photographer, Quinn provides professional photoshoots both in studio and on location, and maintains and curates the ICI's photo library. When needed, Quinn assists other members of the Marketing & Communications team with film production.

ICI publications by Quinn Barbour

Press Release: Think College awarded $2.5M Stepping Up Technology Implementation Grant

Think College at the Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI) has been awarded a $2.5 million Stepping Up Technology Implementation Grant from the US Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs. The project will fund the development of Future Quest Island - Explorations: Advancing College and Career Awareness for Elementary Students with and without Disability. (10/2018)

Press Release: New UMass Boston Center Focuses on Employment for People with Intellectual Disabilities

A new research and training center based at the University of Massachusetts Boston will develop and test support models and analyze policies that help people with intellectual and developmental disabilities find quality employment. (4/2015)

Press Release: Legislative Forum to Address Employment and Community Inclusion for People with Disabilities in MA

On Thursday, January 18, at 10:00 AM, the Institute for Community Inclusion, or ICI, will be presenting a legislative forum on employment and community inclusion for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in MA. The event will be held at the Massachusetts State House, and will be hosted by Representative Chris Walsh. (1/2018)

Press Release: New Online Resource Trains Hospital Staff on Disability Inclusion

The ICI is pleased to announce its new online training: Inclusive Health Care. Inclusive Health Care is a disability-awareness training for hospital staff. (5/2013)

Press Release: UMass Boston Announces New Graduate School


ICI: promoting inclusion for people with disabilities