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Advocacy in an Election Year

By Lois M. Zerrer [1]

It’s an election year, and budget discussions at all levels of government are threatening decades of progress on behalf of individuals with disabilities. The stakes are high, and campaigning officials will be especially open to conversations with their constituents. If you’ve never before advocated with elected representatives, this is a good time to begin. Here are some tips for capturing the attention of decisionmakers…