workshops facilitated by u4C

Rise Up Speak Out:

A Workshop for Self-Advocates

A graphic with the U4C logo and "Rise up Speak out" below and above it. To the right, white text on a black background: "What self-advocacy is and why it's important" the title of the workshop.

This workshop is developed by self-advocates who teach and welcome self-advocates from all over Georgia. The hope of Uniting for Change is that this is an opportunity for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities to learn, connect with one another and become more comfortable using your voices as advocates, letting people know your hopes and dreams and how you need to be supported.

The Power of Self-Advocacy:

A Workshop for Providers, Supporters & Allies

U4C logo with "Uniting for Change" in grey on a white background. White text on a black background that says "presents: the power of self-advocacy for providers, supporters and allies".

This is an interactive workshop for all providers, supporters, and other allies who work with people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 

In this workshop, members of the Uniting for Change Leadership Collective teach participants all about self-advocacy and how self-advocates want to be supported. 

"I plan to use what I learned to further educate DSPs when they are planning program activities. I also would like to help my clients become their own advocates and stand up for what they need and want."

"I will carry what I learned today into all my work. I will work to center my advocacy/support on what Uniting for Change tells us what they want and how we can support them to get it."

"It was very powerful. I can listen and be more considerate of individuals we serve needs and feelings."

"It was refreshing to hear from the individuals we serve."