Self-Advocates Graduate from Leadership Program

We are proud to share that two participants of our Self-Advocacy Program for people with developmental and intellectual disabilities, Donta Jones and Derenda Griffis, graduated from the Illinois Self Advocacy Alliance Ambassador Leadership Program. During the five-month training, they focused on independent learning in the areas of research, technology, planning meetings and events, public speaking, advocacy, and outreach through educational webinars, group trainings, and one-on-one mentoring. Donta and Derenda led a presentation on Self-Advocacy during a service training at our McCrone location to share what they learned.

2019-02-10T23:22:28+00:00February 5th, 2019|News|
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