What’s Your Advocacy?

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Thank you for attending What’s Your Advocacy Conference #2  Training Families and Self-Advocates to Participate in our Democracy on Saturday, August 19, 2017.

More than 120 developmental disabilities advocates joined us, the Alliance Center for Independence and the Rev UP! New Jersey to prepare New Jersey residents and their families for voting, speaking up to their elected leaders, and fully participating in our democracy.

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Here are some of the topics on which advocates discussed:

On the National and State Level

bullet point Living Wages for DSPs
bullet point Special Ed./ The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
bullet point Healthcare Reform
bullet point Medicaid
bullet point Transportation
bullet point Voting
bullet point Accessibility
bullet point Cultural Awareness
bullet point Closing Institutions

On the Local Level

bullet point Inclusive Recreation Programs
bullet point Family-friendly guides to working with DDD/DHS
bullet point Accessible Voting Locations
bullet point High School Transition Plans/Services
bullet point Job/Vocational Training
bullet point Holding Agencies Accountable
bullet point More Advocacy Training
bullet point Anti-Bullying

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