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North Carolina Leadership & Advocacy Program

North Carolina’s Partners in Policymaking© Leadership & 
Advocacy Training Initiative funded by 
the North Carolina Council on Developmental Disabilities 

is pleased to announce the opportunity to apply for the 2015 Class of Partners in Policymaking© (“Partners”).  Partners is a nationally-replicated leadership and advocacy training program.  This program is designed ONLY FOR self-advocates with developmental disABILITIES and for parents (and caretaker siblings) of school-aged children with developmental disABILITIES residing in the State of North Carolina.

The program teaches how to garner the skills and employ the tools to become, “effective disability policy change agents” for better, more successful outcomes in their own lives and in the lives of others.

The program is for anyone living in North Carolina who has a developmental disABILITY,  or is a parent or care-taker sibling of a school-aged child with a developmental disABILITY who wants to experience for themselves, or their child or sibling, higher levels of inclusion, independence, self-determination, productivity and integration in their lives.

Please note that all applications must be postmarked by midnight on January 16, 2015/EST.

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