Category Archives: Advocacy

ID Action Capitol Day Grants Available

ID Action Announces Availability of Capitol Day Grants Provides Opportunity for Disability Groups to Educate Legislators Iowans with Disabilities in Action will provide eight Capitol Day grants up to $500 each for advocacy training and support to local advocacy groups who are interested in meeting with their legislators at the Iowa State Capitol and advocating…
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Autism CARES Act Signed into Law

Federal Commitment to Critical Autism Programs Extended Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education, and Support Act of 2019 On September 30, 2019, H.R. 1058, the “Autism Collaboration, Accountability, Research, Education, and Support Act of 2019” or “Autism CARES Act of 2019” was signed into law. This bipartisan law will expand research and coordination, increase public awareness…
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SOAR Regional Advocacy & Leadership Conference

SOAR Regional Advocacy & Leadership Conference Sponsored by Heartland Self-advocacy and Resource Network Stoney Creek Hotel and Conference Center 18011 Bass Pro Drive, Independence, MO May 31 to June 2, 2019 The 2019 SOAR Regional Advocacy & Leadership Conference, sponsored by Heartland Self-advocacy and Resource Network, is for and by people with disabilities. The conference…
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Iowans with Disabilities in Action Announces State Sweep

Iowans with Disabilities in Action Announces State Sweep Your Chance to Share What’s Working and What Needs to Change! Iowans with Disabilities in Action is hitting the road and will visit all 99 counties in Iowa over the next two years. Too often, state-level organizations are perceived as inaccessible to those living outside the Des…
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