Jewish Disability Advocacy Day: The Milestones Team Visits Washington, D.C.!
Posted on 02/02/17 in Advocacy by Milestones
Our team is currently spending time on Capitol Hill representing Northeast Ohio, connecting with the national #ASD community & making our voices heard. We're even lucky enough to spend time in private meetings today with staff from both Senator Rob Portman and Senator Sherrod Brown's offices!
So far the major takeaways from today have been that, together, we should work to mobilize, educate and talk to as many people as possible in order to foster community and affect change. It's incredibly important to engage family, friends and neighbors to share your unique experiences and drive understanding.
"What happens on the local level can inform policy," says Katy Neas, Easter Seals' Executive Vice President for Public Affairs. We couldn't agree more!
In that spirit, we encourage you to tell your story and connect with us in social media using the hashtag #MyMilestones. We look forward to a 2017 of working together to build the future we want to see for our families, community and ourselves.