What is NYS Partners in Policymaking®?
NYS Partners in Policymaking ® is the premier learning and leadership experience for people with developmental disabilities and families. Our state-of-the-art personalized learning approach equips Partners with the knowledge, networks and confidence needed to shape and influence important issues affecting disability policy.
Join a growing national network of advocates who are dedicated to ensuring the right for equal access and opportunity for every person living with a developmental disability today and in generations to come.
Who is eligible to participate in NYS Partners in Policymaking®?
NYS Partners in Policymaking® is an innovative leadership training opportunity for self-advocates and parents/family members of individuals with developmental disabilities.
Why should I join NYS Partners in Policymaking®?
"Partners gave me the motivation to make proactive positive changes, instead of settling for status quo."
"I am more knowledgeable and confident in my advocacy efforts."
"I have been more involved in policy changes, as well as changes in my own life. I am more independent because of the Partners program."
Interested in learning more or signing up for NYS Partners in Policymaking®?
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