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The Self-Advocates

About the Self-Advocates

The Self-Advocates is a participant led group that is committed to using their advocacy skills not only to benefit themselves, but to create change for all people with disabilities. Over the past several years, the Self-Advocates have:

  • Met with legislators about important disability related issues
  • Participated in rallies showing support for important programs and supports
  • Led letter writing campaigns
  • Attended the annual Self-Advocacy conference in New York State

To fund their efforts, the Self-Advocates have also become savvy entrepreneurs. The group has continually thought of exciting fundraisers like barbecues, bake sales and even their own Self-Advocates Ball!

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