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Advocacy

ILRC provides individual training on improving advocacy skills and offers many opportunities to advocate for your needs through letter-writing campaigns and trips to the state capitol to meet with government leaders. ILRC holds monthly advocacy meetings and stays current on legislative issues that impact people with disabilities.

ILRC advocates for laws and protections for people with disabilities in our State and across the Nation and we encourage consumers to get involved with politics and with advocacy to protect the rights of people with disabilities. ILRC holds legislative forums and has frequent contact with local and state leaders on issues relating to disabilities.

Disability Advocates 4 Action (DA4A) is a group of citizens with or without disabilities who take action to promote equal access for individuals with disabilities to all services, programs, activities, resources, and facilities in society whether public or private. They serve as an Advisory team for Independent Living Resource Center’s Board of Directors. See more information about DA4A to get involved.