What is Advocacy and how can I do it?

October 18, 2018

Maybe you have a firm grasp on what being an Advocate is all about? This episode explores different ways people with disabilities, their allies, and their caregivers practice advocacy. Whether you’re searching for the best healthcare options, leading a support group, mentoring newbies, meeting with legislators, or using social media to get a message out — it’s all about advocacy.

Nancy and her friends meet Senator Cory Booker at a national Parkinson’s Disease Advocacy Conference

Nancy Husari, a retired college instructor with Parkinson’s disease, felt empowered by her advocacy experiences at California’s state capitol and in Washington, DC. Brook McCall, Grassroots Advocacy Manager for the United Spinal Association talks about her work. Marla Murasko, a Down Syndrome Mom Advocate, shares her advice and experience using social media platforms for advocacy. Nina G., comedian, professional speaker, storyteller, writer and educator, discusses how to be a disability ally.

 

 

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