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Making an Impact with Activism and Advocacy

Presented on February 26, 2020

With a disability of any sort, personal advocacy (getting the care, equipment, etc. that you need) is part and parcel of your daily life. Making the jump from self-advocacy to public, wide-reaching activism can seem like a daunting task. Join us for a panel discussion with local activists who found issues in the world to address and then found ways to pursue them: Kenny Salvini shares his experience with the Air Carrier Access Amendments Act, Conrad Reynoldson discusses championing curb cuts in Seattle, and Bruce Hanson covers his and Kate Willette’s work securing funding in the Washington State budget for SCI research. Hear firsthand about how they got started with an issue, dealt with obstacles, and ultimately succeeded in making an impact in the world. They will also offer ideas, advice, and their experience on how anyone can get involved in making change happen


Presentation time: 65 minutes. After watching, please complete our two-minute survey!

View this video on our YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4l7-62GQ-rE

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Local, State, and National Activism Organizations: