“What is Advocacy?” Making a Difference Locally
These one-day sessions will be packed with information to learn how to be an effective self-advocate, how to connect with your local legislators, tips on assertive communication, and how meaningful systemic change can be impacted by our efforts. (youth and adults with disabilities)
Where: Grafton office (In the Ozaukee Nonprofit Center: 2360 Dakota Drive Suite B, Grafton, WI 53024)
When: June 16th, 9:00am – 12:00pm
Where: Waukesha (In the WCTC Waukesha Campus: 327 E Broadway, Waukesha, WI 53186)
When: June 23rd, 9:00am – 12:00pm
How to Register
To register for workshops or group, call 414-226-8375 V/Relay and leave your name, phone number and the workshops or groups that you would like to attend.
Reasonable Accommodations Independence First is committed to providing the highest degree of accessibility when offering agency-sponsored events. Please notify Tonya Villwock at 414-731-7834 V/Relay or firstname.lastname@example.org with your disability-related accommodation requests by 2 weeks before the group meeting. We will do our best to honor accommodation requests made after this date.
Environmental Chemical Sensitivities
For the safety and comfort of those with chemical and environmental sensitivities, Independence First requests that when attending agency-sponsored events, please refrain from using any perfumed products such as scented soaps, deodorants, perfumes, colognes and heavily scented fabric softeners. To maintain a smoke-free environment, please also refrain from smoking in paths of travel and doorways.