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Easterseals Advocacy Training- McAllen, TX

Easterseals Central Texas

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM (CST)

Easterseals Advocacy Training- McAllen, TX

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WHAT IS IMPORTANT TO ME? WHO DO I CONTACT? HOW DO I SAY IT?

Join us for a FREE training to learn how to advocate for progressive disability policy in Texas. The Easterseals Leadership Development and Advocacy Training Program will help self-advocates, family members, and providers:

•understand concepts of self-determination and person-centered thinking
•learn about the role of self-advocates and family members in the disability rights movement
•identify a priority issue and plan how to organize around an issue
•effectively communicate with decision-makers and build relationships
•connect with other advocates and advocacy organizations!


Participants will have the opportunity to apply skills during hands on group activities, and each participant will walk away with a toolkit to use during advocacy activities. Ongoing resources and support are available to participants after training.

*Please contact the organizer at least 3 days in advance if you require specific accommodations to attend the training.

For more information, contact Jolene Sanders at 512-615-6872 or jsanders@eastersealstx.org

Financial Support for the Easterseals Leadership Development and Advocacy
Training Program is provided by the Texas Council for Developmental Disabilities,
with Federal funds* made available by the United States Department of Health and
Human Services, Administration on Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities.
*$75,000 (63%) DD funds; $42,878 (37%) non­federal resources.

Have questions about Easterseals Advocacy Training- McAllen, TX? Contact Easterseals Central Texas

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McAllen Public Library
4001 N. 23rd St.
McAllen, TX 78504

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM (CST)


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Easterseals Central Texas

Easter Seals Coalition Serving Texas is a nonpartisan advocacy coalition working to promote progressive disability rights policies.

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