The Arc of the United States believes that with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities have the right to advocate for themselves.
Read The Arc’s Self-Advocacy Position Statement
Self-advocacy is using your power to advocate for yourself and to educate others to do the same. If you want to grow as a self-advocate, The Arc Minnesota can help. We have lots of ways for you to get involved, including:
It doesn’t matter how much you know about self-advocacy. We welcome you to learn, grow, and make a difference.
The Arc Minnesota’s Self-Advocacy Advisory Committee helps members build leadership skills and work on important issues. Watch the video to learn more.
Contact us or look at our events calendar to learn about the next Self-Advocacy Advisory Committee meeting
Self-advocates were asked, “What Makes a Good Life?” Watch this short video and discover what they had to say.
For more information, call The Arc at 952.920.0855 or toll-free at 833.450.1494, or submit your question to Ask An Advocate.