Policy & Advocacy

Advocacy Trainings

Advocacy Training Boot Camp at the NDSC Annual Convention

The 2019 Advocacy Training Boot Camp was held June 27th at the NDSC Convention in Pittsburgh, PA. We look forward to preparing for the next Advocacy Training Boot Camp at the NDSC Convention in New Orleans, June 25-28, 2020.

The Advocacy Training Boot Camp

  • Designed to be an Advocacy 101 mini-course
  • Defines advocacy
  • Overview of basic government processes (state vs. federal, appropriations)
  • Opens discussion on how to effectively engage with legislators
  • Panels of advocates (including self-advocates) share their tips and experiences

2019 Advocacy Training Documents

    We invite you to review the resources from the 2019 Training.

Rothholz Family

Hear from NDAC member, Julie Rothholz, about her experience in advocacy and more about the 2019 Boot Camp.

Jawanda and Rachel Mast

Why should you attend the 2019 Boot Camp? Find out in an interview with self-advocate Rachel Mast.