Some of our accomplishments include:
Advisory board of the ReelAbilities disability film festival
Invited to speak at the Afterschools and STEM conference to promote inclusion of youth with disabilities in Minnesota.
Volunteered at the Job Skills Competition, where students from several districts competed in areas such as online job applications, problems solving, interviewing, and more.
Youth leaders attended and represented at events, such as a conference and gala
Youth leader co-hosts the Disability Viewpoints television show, which won awards
Completed, purchased, and released our public service announcement (PSA), which was a collaborative project with CTV-15 and the University of MN's Research and Training Center on Community Living
Joint public policy event in collaboration with Arc Greater Twin Cities
Attended Safe Schools Rally and helped pass anti-bullying bill
Participating in 100 Strong Who Care
Minneapolis Public Schools
Cosponsored and emceed disability community rally in 2014 with Arc MN, MN Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities,
Advocating Change Together, Direct Support Professional Association of Minnesota, Minnesota Association of Centers for Independent Living, Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance, Minnesota State Council on Disability, People First of Minnesota, Self Advocates Minnesota
Serving on a committee with the MN State Council on Disability to plan activities for the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in 2015
Helped to host a job fair with the Minneapolis Community Transition Interagency Committee (MCTIC)
In previous years, we have been incredibly active and productive, and
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