Advocates in Action RI
"Self-Advocacy means finding out what's important, speaking up about it and making a difference!"

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Advocates in Action: Welcome to Our Website!

Advocates in Action Rhode Island is a statewide Self-Advocacy organization. CLICK HERE to find out more about who we are and what we do. CLICK HERE to see a calendar of Self-Advocacy events.

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What's Happening?

Save the date for this year's Self-Advocacy Conference!!

Power Up

Rhode Island's 19th Annual Statewide Self-Advocacy Conference.

Self-Advocacy means learning what matters most, getting the tools and information you need, working together and making a difference!

Thursday, October 30th
The Crowne Plaza, Warwick RI
Everyone is invited!!!

CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO DOWNLOAD CONFERENCE MATERIALS


Leadership Series News: EXTENDED DEADLINE- LAST CALL!

Applications for the Leadership Series Class of 2015 are by Wednesday, August 20th

Click here to download the application for the Leadership Series Class of 2015

Click here to find out more about the Leadership Series




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!



Best Judgment Ladd School Lessons

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:

www.LaddFilm.com

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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
Box 41528
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.

THANK YOU!!!

TOGETHER WE'RE MAKING A DIFFERENCE!




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This Page was updated on:
August 15, 2014

 

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