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Advocates in Action Rhode Island is an independent, statewide, non-profit Self-Advocacy organization.
Phew! That's a lot of words! Bottom line: we are directed by and for people who have a developmental disability to empower others who also have DD so that they can speak up for themselves and others. Remember, "nothing about us without us", because together we can make a difference!
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SAVE THE DATE for Rhode Island's 2015 Statewide Self-Advocacy Meeting
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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March 1, 2015
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