Whats Your Advocacy? #2, Aug 19

  • Venue:
    Hyatt Regency Princeton
  • Start:
    August 19, 2017 9:00 am
  • End:
    August 19, 2017 4:00 pm
  • Address:
    102 Carnegie Center Dr.
    Princeton, NJ,

For the next installment of the What’s Your Advocacy? conference series, NJCDD will be partnering with the ACI and REV UP NJ 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 Koppisch
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
INFO AND REGISTRATION

Register on our website 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 14th.