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It is essential that policymakers at all levels of our government hear your stories so we can change public policies.


The Minnesota Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities has developed an innovative tool to help you, the “Telling Your Story App.” This app can be downloaded to the latest technological devices and enables you to share your story with legislators from anywhere at any time.

Telling Your Story App for Tablets and Mobile Devices

Template and Tips for Telling Your Story to Elected Officials

Tips on Writing Your Legislators

Visiting Your Legislator

Arc Guide to Home Visits

Writing Letters to the Editor

Voter Resources

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