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

Living Wages for DSPs
Special Ed./ The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)
Healthcare Reform
Cultural Awareness
Closing Institutions

On the Local Level

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

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