Category Archives: Advocacy Training

What’s New?

Applications are Now Open for the 2024 Youth Leadership Academy (YLA) Become a Voice that Creates Change Do you want to learn about being a leader? If so, the Youth Leadership Academy (YLA) is for you! YLA is a way to connect with peers with disabilities and learn leadership skills. Spend two hours per day…
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Iowa Youth Leadership Academy

Become a Voice that Creates Change! Applications are open for the 2023 Youth Leadership Academy Do you want to learn about being a leader? If so, the Youth Leadership Academy (YLA) could be for you! YLA is for students with disabilities ages 14ā€“21. Each session will consist of 8ā€“12 students from Iowa communities. All interactive…
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Take Charge of Your Health:  Understanding Vaccines

Learn more about vaccines and how they can help protect you and others Take charge of your health by learning more about vaccines and how they can help protect you and other people in your community! It will help you learn: How vaccines work How vaccines protect you and other people Tips for self-advocacy What…
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Become a Leader in Your Community!!

Voter Education Grants available The Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council (DD Council) is excited to offer grant funds to local advocacy groups that are LED BY PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES who want to take action in their community. Qualified applicants are formal or informal groups of advocates led by people with disabilities who want to increase voter…
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