Self Empowerment Network at Capital 2019

The Arc visited our representatives to talk about key issues. The Self Empowerment Network in action!

They shared their concerns about community access, transportation, employment, Medicaid, housing, and their caregivers. They spoke for you the individuals. We could never get us all together for one picture due to the wheelchairs having so much difficulty maneuvering around the Capitol and annex.

Important Information For Those with Disabilities

It’s always important to stay up to date on the latest resources to ensure your rights are being upheld. Below are some helpful resources that will help you in your journey to equality.

Kavanaugh Disability Report 2018

Why is the Supreme Court Important for People with Disabilities

Self-Determination

Healthcare

The Time is Now!

It’s time to advocate!

In August, members of congress will be returning to their home states and districts. This is the perfect opportunity to voice your concerns and push the issues that matter to you. Below are several resources attached on SNAP and Medicaid that will greatly benefit those with disabilities in our communities. Be sure to check out our self advocates tab for tips on engaging with your legislators here.

For Medicaid, click here.

For Snap, click here.

July 26th Self Advocates Meeting Update

Thank You Derrick Graham!

We want to give a special thank you to Representative Derrick Graham for attending our meeting today. Your words and advice helped many individuals in becoming more involved with their legislators. We appreciate you taking the time to answer questions and look forward to your work in the capital.