Self-Advocacy

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.

 

 

2018 SELF-ADVOCACY ADVISORY COMMITTEE DATES:

 

January 9, February 13, March 13, April 10, May 8, June 12, July 10, August 14, September 11, October 9, November 13, and December 11.

 

For more information, call  952-915-3653 or contact us.

 

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


The Arc’s Self-Advocacy Position Statement
Advocating Change Together (ACT)
Self-Advocates Becoming Empowered (SABE)
Self-Advocacy Online
Life Pages

Transportation 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.