Legislative Advocacy

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We are committed to promoting and advocating for the rights of people with disabilities so they can take their place as full citizens within their communities and have equal opportunities to pursue life, liberty and happiness. We provide training, information, and support to empower individuals with disabilities and their families as well as professionals in the field to advocate for responsible programs and policies in the legislative/policy arena.

Get Involved:

Learn how you can become a more effective advocate through trainings, committee involvement and civic engagement

Policy Partners Training:

We offer a powerful FREE training program that teaches you how to share your knowledge and experiences with policy makers and influence public policies.

Public Policy Outreach Committee:

This group reviews and distributes information about public policies/legislation that impact individuals who experience disabilities and their families and supports their advocacy efforts.

Partnership Event:

Attend our 4th Biennial Community Partnership Event on Thursday, October 11, 2018 and personally meet your legislative candidates who are seeking to represent you and your family in advance of the 2018 November election and celebrate some outstanding community leaders.

Self-Advocacy:

Review our complied list of organizations where individuals with disabilities can work together to advocate for the change they want for themselves.

Legislative Updates

Access our Legislative Updates Archive

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1,200

number of individuals we serve with developmental disabilities or acquired brain disorders and their families

Meet the Candidates

Register for our premiere 4th Biennial Community Partnership Celebration on Thursday, October 11. Personally meet your legislative candidates and/or voters voters/constituents in advance of the 2018 November election.

“It gave me the strength to stand up & have my voice heard. It’s important to advocate & I can make a difference!”
– Leah Kennedy, Graduate & Former Mentor