Legislative Advocacy

Mike - Trenton, Missouri

George - Cheyenne, Wyoming

Mike tells his story of political advocacy to remove the r-word from the Missouri State governments' agencies, departments and all legislative correspondence.
George describes his work to eliminate the r-word from the Wyoming state government.

Oscar - Philadelphia, PA

Oscar discusses Self Advocates United, an advocacy group started by and for self-advocates to teach legislative activism and to speak out on issues that are important to all self-advocates. A part of Self Advocates United, entitled Visions for Equality, aids specifically in this effort, promoting rights for people with disabilities.