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Newsletter – April 30, 2018

The Youth Legacy Foundation is a free resource that shares information from across the community, specific to youth with disabilities. We want to get the word out to unify resources for youth. Click here for our full newsletter… Please feel free to send us information to share by emailing bridget@youthlegacyfoundation.org or calling 612-293-7008. Enjoy!

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MCIL’s Civic Engagement Program

MCIL’s Civic Engagement Program began on Friday, April 20th. However, there are still opportunities available. Learn how to use your passions and skills for a cause, stand up for what you believe in, create effective partnerships with others, advocate for change, become a leader, and influence policy development. There is a class, coaching, and peer […]

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Disability Equality Training Series

Advocating Change Together (ACT) asked us to work together on this exciting program. It’s a leadership development training for people across age and disability. Advocating Change Together is a nationwide leader in developing and presenting human rights training to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. A group of two self-advocates and an ally will present […]

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Partners in Policymaking Program – Application Info

Leadership and ADVOCACY SKILLS TRAINING FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES AND PARENTS OF YOUNG CHILDREN WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES Nationally recognized Partners in Policymaking® program welcomes statewide applications, offered at no cost Comprehensive disability advocacy training offered Minnesotans with disabilities and parents of young children with developmental disabilities. These individuals are encouraged to apply for the Partners […]

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Youth Leadership Impact

Many of us have been inspired by the leadership of youth in our country, and for good reason. They are impressive and seem beyond their years. They are examples of what youth are capable of. Throughout history, we have seen numerous examples of youth leadership, but this is especially poignant for us because we are […]