Advocacy Group

DSANV is launching a new Advocacy program in 2021 led by self-advocate, and DSANV Board Member, Charlotte Woodward. The goal of the program is to help educate members on why advocacy is important and to introduce the many organizations engaged in disability advocacy in the National Capital Region. 

The Advocacy Program is led by DSANV Board Member Charlotte Woodward.

Quarterly meetings are scheduled for Jan 21, 2021, April 22, 2021, July 22, 2021 and October  28, 2021.
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The first Advocacy Meeting took place on January 21.The guest speaker was Tonya Milling, the Executive Director of the Arc of Virginia and Director of the Arc’s Virginia Self-Advocacy Alliance. Here is a  recording of the meeting. 

Also, Tonya also provided  a link that lets you join in on an online meeting with your state delegate.