Partners in Policymaking
deadline approaches fast Applications for South Dakota Partners in Policymaking, a leadership training program for self-advocates and parents of children with disabilities, are now ready for year 17. Partners in Policymaking provides state-of-the-art knowledge about disability issues and builds the competencies necessary to become advocates who can effectively influence system change. This training will change your life. Applications are due Sept. 15. South Dakota Advocacy Services (SDAS) is currently seeking applications from interested people who have disabilities or who are parents of children with disabilities to participate in Partners in Policymaking. Applications for year 17 can be obtained by contacting Sandy Stocklin Hook, SD Advocacy Services, 221 S. Central Ave., Pierre, SD�? 57501 or by calling 1-800-658-4782. Applications are also available on the SDAS Web site at www.sdadvocacy.com or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
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