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Calling All Self-Advocates!

Wednesday September 2 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join self-advocates from The Arc Minnesota to discuss topics that impact the lives and communities of self-advocates and people with disabilities. This meeting is for self-advocates and people with disabilities. It is on Wednesday, September 2 from 5:00 – 7:00 pm.

If you need accommodations, please contact Angie Guenther at AngieGuenther@arcminnesota.org. If you would like a Zoom 101 class, email AngieGuenther@arcminnesota.org by Wednesday, August 26.



Facilitated by: Nate Clark, self-advocate from Southwest Minnesota

  1. Welcome and introductions (5 – 5:10pm)
    • Ask for emails in the chat for sending the notes and communication
  1. Small Group Discussions (5:10 – 5:25)
    • Rights and COVID-19
      • Have your rights been impacted by COVID-19?
      • Which rights have been impacted? How have they been impacted?
    • Services and COVID-19
      • Have your services been impacted by COVID-19?
      • Which services have been impacted? How have they been impacted?
  2. Large Group Share Out (5:25-5:35)

Break (5:35-5:45)

  1. Large Group Discussion – Review and discuss “Your home and community-based services and your rights during the COVID-19 pandemic” (5:45-6:40)
    • How easy is it to understand the content in this FAQ?
    • How useful was the information in the FAQ to help you understand your rights or your family/friends’ rights?
    • Is there anything else about your rights during the Covid-19 pandemic that you would like to know that was not addressed in the FAQs?
  2. Meditation and Relaxation Led by Nate (6:40-6:55)
  3. Closing (6:55 – 7pm)
    • Get topic suggestions for next meeting
    • Poll about experience
    • Thanks for coming!


Next Calling All Self-Advocates Statewide Meeting: Wednesday, November 4 from 5-7pm


Wednesday September 2
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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