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Yes I Can! – Katie McDermott

Self-advocacy is important to The Arc’s Advocate Associate, Katie McDermott. To Katie, self-advocacy empowers her to give back. Katie initially

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Yes I Can! – Melvin Haagenson

Melvin has been a volunteer on our Self-Advocacy Advisory Committee for many years. To him, self-advocacy means that people with

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Yes I Can! – Heidi Myhre

For Heidi Myhre, self-advocacy is about making choices. Many people with disabilities are not given the opportunity to make decisions

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Yes I Can! – Rocky Brodersen

Rocky has been volunteering with The Arc Minnesota’s Self-Advocacy Advisory Committee for many years. To him, self-advocacy means that people

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Yes I Can! – Kelly Lee

Kelly Lee is a longtime member of The Arc Minnesota’s Self-Advocacy Advisory Committee. Kelly values self-advocacy because people with disabilities

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Yes I Can! – Jeff White

Self-advocacy means different things to different people. Jeff White is a member of The Arc’s Self-Advocacy Advisory Committee. To him,

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Stories |
Using Advocacy Skills to Incite Change

For over 70 years, The Arc has fought for the human rights of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. As

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Stories |
How do you tell your story?

My name is Jeff and there are many parts to my story. I am a loving husband to my wife

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Share your story with The Arc Minnesota

Has The Arc Minnesota supported you? We want to hear your story! We will share your story with our supporters to

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Minnesota Microgrant Recipient Accomplishes Goal of Independent Living

Congratulations to Mark who received funds from the Minnesota Microgrant Partnership to reach his goal of independent living. Mark formerly

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Meet Kelly, a Self-Advocate With a Great Heart

I’m proud to be a great person with a lot of words in my mind and I have a lovely

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Real-World Experience in a Highly Competitive Field

My name is Annalisa Linn and I have been working at the Arc as a Graphic Design interns since September

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