Self-advocacy is about speaking up for yourself and the things that matter to you. If you want to grow as a self-advocate, The Arc can help. We have lots of ways for you to get involved!
- Join a committee
- Be on a panel
- Lead a training
- Share your story
- and more!
It doesn’t matter how much you know about self-advocacy. We welcome you to learn, grow and make a difference.
SELF-ADVOCACY ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Join The Arc’s Self-Advocacy Advisory Committee and make change happen! You’ll build skills and become a leader while you work on important issues. Members learn about issues, plan activities and work on goals as a team. Some members lead meetings or speak at events. Committee meetings are from 5-7:30 pm on the second Tuesday of every month at The Arc Greater Twin Cities.
2017 SELF-ADVOCACY ADVISORY COMMITTEE DATES:
January 10, February 14, March 14, April 11, May 9, June 13, July 11, August 8, September 12, October 10, November 14 and December 12.
WHAT MAKES A GOOD LIFE
Self-Advocates were asked, “What Makes a Good Life?” Watch this short video and discover what they had to say.
ADDITIONAL SELF-ADVOCACY RESOURCES
HOW DO I GET MORE INFORMATION?
For more information, please submit your question to Ask an Advocate or call The Arc Greater Twin Cities at 952-920-0855.