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2015 Advocacy Leadership Conference

The Louisiana Developmental Disabilities Council is hosting the 2015 Advocacy Leadership Conference “Creating a Meaningful Life” on Thursday, November 19, 2015 at the Marriott Hotel in Baton Rouge. Participants will engage in dialogue with speakers and one another to increase the effectiveness of advocacy efforts to create a system of services and supports in Louisiana which enable every individual with a developmental disability to live a meaningful life. Participants will also learn specific strategies to help themselves or others with developmental disabilities to create lives in the community that are filled with meaningful work, activities, and relationships. Topics will include…

Grassroots Advocacy for Systems Change
Building and Using Social Capital
Facilitating Inclusion
Building Natural Supports
How Employment Leads to a Meaningful Life
State Policy to Local Practice
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