Do You Want to Have an Impact on Disability Legislation?

NYS Partners in Policymaking® is the premier learning and leadership experience for people with developmental disabilities and families. Our state-of-the-art personalized learning approach equips Partners with the knowledge, networks and confidence needed to shape and influence important issues affecting disability policy.

As a Partners in Policymaking® graduate, you can:

  • Join a network of skilled, like minded advocates
  • Develop effective advocacy techniques
  • Develop partnerships with legislators and policymakers
  • Become a public figure committed to positive system change
  • Take advantage of continuous learning opportunities

Partners class session topics include:

  • Disability History and Policy
  • Inclusive Education and Lifelong Learning
  • Supported, Competitive, and Customized Employment
  • Independent and Supported Living
  • Community Organizing
  • Federal and State Legislation Processes

Want To Join?  Training begins April 3rd, 2017.

Applications are due by March 27th.  Apply Here