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On September 15th, at the Design For All Showcase, the White House announced that Self-Advocates Becoming Empowered was awarded a 5-year grant to establish the first-ever National Resource Center on Self-Advocacy! Green Mountain Self-Advocates played a lead role in writing the grant proposal and will be a key partner creating this needed resource for strengthening our movement.

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Link to Designing for All Showcase

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 Our hearts go out to the families and friends of those who were murdered in Orlando. We feel your lose and your sorrow. It is really the time for us to stick together as a community so the hatred and murder does not happen in Vermont or anywhere else. Our groups are here to support you. Now more than ever we need to “come out” of the closet and be who we are. Be proud of who we are. Allies are with us side by side. Our voices need to be stronger now more than ever. The voices of people with disabilities who are gay, lesbian, bi-sexual or trans as well as the voices of allies. Green Mountain Self-Advocates commits to working harder to fight hate and bigotry and create a world where everyone is accepted for who they are. Many Green Mountain Self-Advocates are also members of Pride Center Vermont and Outright Vermont. We are one big family fighting for respect and dignity. In this time of need please consider donating to Pride Center of Vermont and Outright Vermont. Call us if you need to talk to want more information – 1-800-564-9990.

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 Green Mountain Self-Advocates (GMSA) is a Vermont Self-Advocacy organization run by people with developmental disabilities. Groups meet to listen to each other, make new friends, learn about their rights, and tell politicians and others why people with disabilities are important!

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