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Advocacy Takes Action Voting Education Event with Community of Champions


October 3, 2019 10:30am

Location: Hempstead Hall, University of Arkansas Hope-Texarkana, 2500 South Main Street, Hope, Arkansas 71801


Organizations around the state have joined together to encourage and train individuals with disabilities, their peers, and their families on the voting process.

Join us at the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope-Texarkana, in Hempstead Hall for the Advocacy Takes Action Mock Vote. This event will ensure you gain the education, knowledge, and skill to take an active role in our nation’s voting system and become a V.I.T.A.L. Champion. Voting is a right and a responsibility. Come, and learn the details of an active role you can take to bring forth change in your community

Community of Champions is giving all individuals the tools to stay V.I.T.A.L.
Vote. Include. Talk. Accept. Language.
With these educational tools, you will learn how to be a V.I.T.A.L Champion for yourself or your peers. Advocacy Takes Action!

Brought to you by Community of Champions, a project supported by the Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities Arkansas through a grant to Friendship Community Care. We’re Building a Community of Champions!

The Community of Champions is a grassroots effort to coordinate people around Arkansas to work together with parent-advocates and self-advocates to ensure that the needs and issues of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) are supported.

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