Participants will learn about self-advocacy, public policy activism, and leadership skills. There will be an introduction to the history of the disability rights movement and the principles of self-determination. Individuals will have the opportunity to develop and practice the necessary skills, as well as learn strategies for accessing services and supports.
Class members will form connections with other community members to create change by advocating for policies and procedures that will promote empowerment for people to have control over their own lives as well as the inclusion of people with disabilities in our communities.
This workshop is free for people with disabilities and family members. It is $25 for professionals and community members.
6400 High Star
Houston, 77074, TX
Building Name or Description: Southwest Multi-Service Center
Accessible Location: Yes
|Type of Organization||Nonprofit (501c3)|
|Spanish Services Offered?||No|
|Fee to Attend?||No|
|Financial Assistance May Be Available||No|
|Child Care Available?||No|
|Age Range||12 - 14, 15 - 21, 22 and up|
|Disability Categories||Developmental Disability, Genetic Disorder, Intellectual Disability, Learning Disability, Medical Condition, Mental Health Disorder, Physical Disability|
|This organization pertains to all disabilities?||Yes|
|This organization pertains to these specific diagnoses|
|Online Registration URL||http://www.familytofamilynetwork.org/what-we-do/disability-leadership-advocacy/leaders-espanol|
|Contact Name||Cristina Zavala or Judy Blake|
|Email Address||[email protected]|