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Partners in Making Your Case

Partners in Making Your Case


Partners in Making Your Case is a 3-hour self-study course designed to help people with disabilities and their families create positive change through advocacy. The course helps participants understand the legislative process, the essential elements of good advocacy, identify and research personal issues, then advocate for systems change as individuals and as part of larger community efforts. The course includes opportunities to put what has been learned into practice through a series of interactive exercises.

Enter the course at:

There’s even an app you can download called “Telling Your Story,” which is designed to help you create and practice your personal story with tips on how to best present yourself, to help inform and educate your elected public officials about issues that are important to you.

For the Amazon Kindle Fire HD version. go to:


SOURCE ARTICLE: Commission of Deaf, DeafBlind and Hard of Hearing Minnesotans