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.
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.
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.