Allies in Advocacy Leadership Forum

Disability rally with attendees holding up a large banner in multi-colored ink that reads We Are the Voice.If you or someone you know is a youth or emerging leader, concerned with the rights of people with a disability, and involved in the self­-advocacy civil rights movement, Allies in Advocacy invites you to join a free all day leadership forum at the SeaTac Airport Conference Center on Tuesday, August 20th from 9 am to 4 pm..

The forum is a chance to:

  • Use your voice to speak out on issues important to you.
  • Build a coalition within the DD (development disability) community and with others.
  • Network with people in the public, private, and non-profit arena.
  • Learn about public policy and legislative issues.
  • Create a progressive movement that speaks to the concerns of people with DD from all generations.

Who can attend?

The forum is for adults who have:

  • Down Syndrome
  • Dyslexia
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • ADHD
  • Intellectual Disability
  • Developmental Disability (DD)
  • Autism
  • Any other disability

Lunch will be provided.

Registration is required. Please respond to Linda West by August 5th.

Leadership Forum flyer with image of a woman at the beach in a wheelchair.Allies in Advocacy Leadership Forum Flyer (PDF)



2019

  • About the Council

    The Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council is a Federal-State partnership working to plan for and with people with developmental disabilities and their families.

  • Partnerships & Initiatives

  • What We're About

    Developmental Disabilities Council is a Federal-State partnership working to plan for and with people with developmental disabilities and their families.

    Join The Council

    If you are passionate about public policy, and dedicated to improving the lives of persons with I/DD in Washington State, we welcome your application.

    Access For Members

    Council meeting materials, agendas, and forms. You’ll find everything you need to prepare for the next meeting (or review the previous year) right here.