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The second installment of the NJCDD's series of disability advocacy
training seminars is just ONE MONTH AWAY.

Reserve Your Spot Now!
 
What's Your Advocacy?
#2 - Training Families and Self-Advocates to Participate in Our Democracy

FREE EVENT for disability advocates and families

RSVP DEADLINE IS MONDAY, AUGUST 14
click here to register online
or call 609-984-4516


Saturday, August 19, 2017
9:00am to 4:00pm
(registration and breakfast begins at 9:00am; conference begins at 10:00am)

Hyatt Regency Princeton
102 Carnegie Center Drive
Princeton, NJ 08540

 
♦ Free Continental Breakfast and Lunch Provided ♦

Free Transportation Assistance Available
♦ To and From Princeton Junction and Trenton Transit Centers♦

 
For our next installment of the NJCDD's "What's Your Advocacy?" conference series, we'll be partnering with the Alliance Center for Independence and the RevUP! New Jersey campaign to prepare state residents with disabilities and their families for voting, speaking up to their elected leaders, and participating more fully in our democracy.

This day-long event will feature
  • Presentations from National and Statewide Disability Advocates
  • Fun and Informative Advocacy Exercises
  • Roundtable Discussions
  • Voting Booth and Accessibility Tutorials
  • Networking Opportunities
Guest Speakers
 
Bob Kafka
Organizer

ADAPT of Texas

Mary Ciccone
Managing Attorney - Protection & Advocacy for Individual Rights/Voting Access (PAIR/PAVA) Programs

Disability Rights New Jersey

Jason Redd
Senior Counselor

NJ State Senate President Steve Sweeney

Carol Tonks & Luke Koppish
Executive Director / Deputy Director

Alliance Center for Independence
Zack Baldwin
Director of Outreach

American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD)

Christopher Miller
Chris Keener Fellow

Disability Rights New Jersey

Jonathan Waller
Communications Manager

NJ Council on Developmental Disabilities

Kevin Casey
Executive Director

NJ Council on Developmental Disabilities


Topics
  • State and national disability advocacy issues and effective advocacy strategies
  • Importance of voting, disability voting rights, and accessibility issues
  • How to effectively reach and interact with your legislators and other decision makers
  • How to get exposure and spread your advocacy message

Click Here To Register, or contact the NJCDD's Disability Specialist, Dennie Todd at dennie.todd@njcdd.org for further information and to reserve your spot.

RSVP Deadline is Monday, August 14.

If accommodations are requiredplease contact Dennie Todd by Monday, August 7 at 609-984-4516.

 

We hope to see you this August!
 
 
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NJ Council on Developmental Disabilities
njcdd@njcdd.org | PO Box 700, Trenton, NJ 08625 | 609-292-3745 | www.njcdd.org

 




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