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Don OCallaghan
13:21
For meetings to be representative they need to be smaller. All of our groups have strengths.
michael thornton
16:32
Good afternoon.
Mary Angus she/hers Omaha NE
19:33
Howdy
Mary Angus she/hers Omaha NE
19:48
Mary Angus from Omaha, Nebraska
Kimberly Leeseman
20:09
Hello everyone my name is Kim I am from California
Laura’s iPad
20:28
Hello! Laura DeLee from MaconGA here!
Kimberly Leeseman
21:08
I am doing good and you
Derek Heard
21:25
I draw
Krescene Beck
22:40
Pieces of the Self-Advocacy Puzzle resource https://secureservercdn.net/198.71.233.72/q15.e00.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/Pieces-of-the-Self-Advocacy-Puzzle-1.pdf
Carmen Shelton
23:44
Can other states use this resource?
Kimberly Leeseman
23:56
I am the president of People First of California and we are putting on a conference June 11 on zoom and I’m a big advocate where I live
Mary Angus she/hers Omaha NE
24:43
Sometimes turning of the camera helps the audio
Derek Heard
24:56
how did you grow such a large membership/chapters?
Laura’s iPad
25:20
My husband and I were withPeopleFirst of Georgia!
Glenna Hayes
25:23
Derek I also have the same question
Heather and Karen
25:35
I am one of the two Self-Advocacy Consultants for the ARC of Jefferson/St. Lawrence in New York State!
Mary Angus she/hers Omaha NE
25:59
I'm with People First of Nebraska and the Omaha Project 2 Chapter
Brad King
26:37
I'm with People First of Fitzgerald as treasurer, and People First of GA as a secretary.
Don OCallaghan
26:56
Don in Massachusetts.
cmg513
27:02
I'm a SABE Representative of the state of VT, within last year.
Kimberly Leeseman
27:09
We all need to stick together to grow strong
steve ahrc compass a/t/Q/V LI/NY
27:51
hi steven barsh arc newyork /LI
Don OCallaghan
27:52
Illinois has been around for a long time.
Mary Angus she/hers Omaha NE
28:05
I train the Disability Policy Specialists with People First of Nebraska
Don OCallaghan
28:12
Yes there is no right or wrong way.
Tim McCue
29:46
I'm an advocate from the DD Ombuds office in Washington State
Lindsey Morrison
29:48
Hello. I'm in Chattanooga,TN I would love to connect with someone who could share this information to the self-advocate trainers who work with a training called Advocates in Motion. We have a monthly meeting (virtually) and this is a great information!
Derek Heard
29:58
How did you get providers on board?
Heather and Karen
30:09
As well advocating for the rights of people with disabilities I also advocate for the rights of LGBTQ rights
Heather and Karen
30:22
I have autism
Tara Ahern
30:28
tara.advocacy@gmail.com
Krescene Beck
31:30
Carmen, YES you can use this resource!
Max Barrows
31:43
Because there are hands up, I will call on people.
Heather and Karen
32:04
We definitely need to close down all institutions because they are segregation and institutions do not work!
Krescene Beck
32:49
The Alliance has a lot of resources that are available. You can find them here: https://selfadvocacyalliance.org/resources
Jessica Campbell/SANYS LI
34:28
Kenny Smith & me work in QA for our ProviderI am on a Board of Directors for our provider.
Celeste Kagimoto
34:33
Celeste Kagimoto. I agree with every-body.
Derek Heard
36:59
Are you planning on building a model so other states can get help to implement similar programs?
Anisio Correia
38:30
Where do you get your funding from?
Tara Ahern
38:46
Illinois Council on Developmental Disabilities
Quiana Mayo
39:02
Can you put the information in the chat
Krescene Beck
39:20
www.selfadvocacyalliance.org
Laura’s iPad
42:34
What does SAYNS/LI stand for?
Karen Topper
43:09
Self Advocacy of New York States - SANYS
Don OCallaghan
43:15
Self Advocacy of New York State.
Karen Topper
43:35
LI - stands for Long Island - which is a part of NY state
Karen Topper
43:48
Then so sorry
Karen Topper
44:02
but we have to go to Maine and then back to questions
Laura’s iPad
46:03
I am from Georgia.
michael thornton
46:17
I will take a moment to say it was great to meet with several fellow Self-advocates and others in Atlanta this week for work on the Youth Ambassador Project.
Derek Heard
51:28
i am from Georgia
Karen Topper
51:51
Hi Derek - nice to see you
Heather and Karen
51:53
I am from New York State
Anisio Correia
51:56
What is the name of your organization?
Laura’s iPad
52:23
Derek is an artist! Laura
Heather and Karen
52:27
The ARC of Jefferson/St. Lawrence
Stacy Giberson
52:34
SUFU is Speaking Up For Us-Maine
Heather and Karen
52:44
I am an artist too!
Laura’s iPad
53:14
So am I!
Don OCallaghan
54:33
Suggestion: there should be a follow up to this that is in a smaller format. 76 people is too many to get actual work done. We now have the ability to meet in small groups every day.
Derek Heard
55:18
wow i am artist as well. and I have Business Derek's Doodles.
Kimberly Leeseman
55:21
We need to start from the roots of people first to get great leaders
Derek Heard
56:00
maybe we start art group?
steve ahrc compass a/t/Q/V LI/NY
56:45
1;48 pm time
Laura’s iPad
57:03
That is a great idea! Sign me up! Laura
Shannon Rivas
57:17
The marble activity is always harder to do when communicating with the training participants is always a barrier.
Laura’s iPad
58:29
My sister lives in Maine. Laura
Derek Heard
58:44
you should go to my gmail address derekheard2000@gmail.com
Laura’s iPad
59:56
Thank you. Laura
Kimberly Leeseman
01:00:33
With the classes is it advocates putting them on or is it staff
Anisio Correia
01:00:37
Where do you get your funding? and what is your website?
Shannon Rivas
01:01:07
Should we get Monique Stairs' E-mail address?
Monique Stairs
01:01:50
mstairs@sufumaine.org
Shannon Rivas
01:02:27
Thanks Monique.
Mary Lou Freitas
01:03:03
This training makes me excited to get even more organized. And to get together IN PERSON!
Laura Newell
01:03:39
This sounds like something similar to a training I was in back in 2000 in N.C. that met at our state capitol called Partners in Policeymaking.
Quiana Mayo
01:04:16
Can you put information for the process
Anisio Correia
01:04:53
Are you involved with and or collaborate with Maine's Division for the Blind?
Mary Lou Freitas
01:04:56
Can I please have Karen Topper’s email address?
Khylil Robinson
01:05:00
Khylil.robinson@Phila.govMy name is Khylil Robinson, a community autism peer specialist (CAPS) for the city of philadelphia and I have joined in some of the leadership programs back in 2016-2018 in Philadelphia and so far, I would love to participate this if it were in person, perhaps I can apply this in person if it ever happens in phildelphia
Tara Ahern
01:05:06
Wonderful!
Laura’s iPad
01:05:30
My husband and I were in Partners in Policymaking! Laura
Monique Stairs
01:05:45
We are familiar with the Maine Division for the Blind, but have not collaborated with them previously.
Mary Angus she/hers Omaha NE
01:05:58
Gotta go..great presentations
Derek Heard
01:11:10
www.uniting4change.org
Mary Lou Freitas
01:12:02
I have to leave—thank you very much!
Derek Heard
01:12:29
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Sue Moriarty
01:12:46
Thank you!
Derek Heard
01:13:16
i have to leave.
Shannon Rivas
01:13:24
Thanks to Illinois and Maine for their presentations. Enjoy the rest of the day.
Derek Heard
01:13:28
bye
Max Barrows
01:14:03
max@gmsavt.org
Laura Newell
01:14:16
I was going to say something but I need to go. Thanks for the presentation and keep on advocating and keep up the good work.
Laura Newell
01:14:47
I am at work and people keep interrupting me.
Laura’s iPad
01:15:06
Thank you all for having us in this meeting! Laura
Monique Stairs
01:15:19
If you have further questions please reach out to Kile Pelletier or Monique Stairs:
Monique Stairs
01:15:25
kpelletier@sufumaine.org
Monique Stairs
01:15:30
mstairs@sufumaine.org
Don OCallaghan
01:15:38
For meetings to be representative they need to be smaller. All of our groups have strengths.