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Get Ready to POWER UP!
Power Up, Rhode Island's 19th Annual Statewide Self-Advocacy Conference, takes place on THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30TH at the Crown Plaza in Warwick.
The deadline to register was Friday, October 24th.
Registration check-in runs from 8:15am-9:15am.
Be sure to arrive before 8:45am for a chance to enter our Early Bird Raffle and win some great prizes during the Luncheon Awards Ceremony!
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Leadership Series News
We would like to thank everyone who applied for the Leadership Series Class of 2015. Congratulations and welcome to our new class members:
See you at our retreat on Wednesday, September 24th. Get ready for a great year ahead .... Lead on!
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EVERYONE CAN WORK!
Advocates in Action RI is proud to be working in partnership with the RI Center of Excellence and Advocacy to make this vision a reality!
Click here to visit the CEA website and check back soon information about Self-Advocacy news, opportunities, resources and events about EMPLOYMENT!
Advocates in Action RI is currently producing a feature length documentary about the history of Rhode Island's former state instituion for people who had a developmental disability. Best Judgment: Ladd School Lessons will also examine the negative attitudes and stereotypes that still exist towards people who have a developmental disability today.
Visit the film's website and join us on Facebook to find out more:
We also want to thank the everyone who has already contributed to support this important project.
Those who still wish to make a tax deductible donation can send checks addressed to our fiscal sponsor as follows:
Down Syndrome Society of Rhode Island
Please write "Best Judgment" on the memo line, and send it to:
Advocates in Action Rhode Island
Providence RI 02940
We believe that "Best Judgment" is going to be a powerful film. Your support will help us bring it,
and the conversation that it inspires, to as wide an audience as possible.
TOGETHER WE'RE MAKING A DIFFERENCE!
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October 28, 2014
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