Advocating for yourself is a very powerful tool.
The Arc Minnesota works every day to make sure that people with intellectual and developmental disabilities are shaping decisions that affect their lives.
As a newly merged, statewide organization, The Arc Minnesota is expanding our self-advocacy leadership development training across Minnesota. By the end of 2020, we want to train 100 new self-advocates on how to fight for their human rights and the rights of other people with disabilities. Some of the ways that self-advocates have used these skills include: