Friday, May 02, 2014

Advocacy Day for Access and Independence

Advocacy Day for Access & Independence

Join us on Thursday, May 8th!

Advocacy Day for Access & Independence
May 8th, 2014 | 9:00AM-12:30PM |  SC State House

It's not too late to register for this exciting event! Register now and receive a FREE Advocacy Day for Access & Independence t-shirt!When: Thursday, May 8th, 2014 9:00AM – 12:30PM
Where: South Carolina State House

Who: People with disabilities and allies/advocates
What: Advocacy Day for Access and Independence is the first independence oriented advocacy day for people with disabilities in South Carolina.

It is a day to...
  1. To show disability pride as we use our voices to unlock the barriers to independence.
  2. To unite people with all types of disabilities and raise awareness of the barriers that are common in our State.
  3. To promote disability rights.
How: Rally with great speakers from across the state, including Governor Nikki Haley and Councilman Brian DeQuincey Newman. Click here to view the full agenda, view the proclamation and register.
This event was planned in collaboration with the following entities:
  • Able South Carolina
  • Association of Programs for Rural Independent Living
  • Brain Injury Association of South Carolina
  • Columbia Mayor’s Committee On Employment of People with Disabilities
  • disAbility Resource Center
  • Family Connection of SC
  • SC Interagency Office of Disability and Health 
  • NAMI Mid-Carolina
  • National Federation of the Blind of SC
  • Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services
  • Protection & Advocacy for People with Disabilities
  • SC Assistive Technology Program
  • SC Association of the Deaf
  • SC Commission for the Blind
  • SC Developmental Disabilities Council
  • SC Statewide Independent Living Council
  • SC Vocational Rehabilitation Department
  • The COMET
  • The SC Client Assistance Program
  • University of South Carolina School of Medicine
  • Walton Options for Independent Living

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