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Contact: Patrick Mitchell
Address 1821 University Avenue West Ste. 306-S Saint Paul MN 55104 Phone: (651) 641-0297 Website: www.selfadvocacy.org

Biographical Info

Advocating Change Together is now ACT Center for Disability Leadership. ACT is a grass-roots disability rights organization run by and for people with developmental and other disabilities. ACT’s mission is to help people across disabilities see themselves as part of a larger disability rights movement and make connections to other civil and human rights struggles. ACT is now offering several virtual programs, training sessions, and social clubs.

Categories: Advocacy
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Address 1400 Van Buren St NE #200 Minneapolis MN 55413 Phone: 507-521-2278 Website: www.cowtippingpress.org

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Cow Tipping Press believes in the unique power of youth to bring about generational change. We teach inclusive writing classes that give adults with developmental disabilities (over 400 alums and counting) a radical chance to speak for themselves in a medium usually used to speak about them.

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Address 530 Robert St N Saint Paul MN 55101 Phone: 651-646-8342 Fax: 651-603-2066 Website: www.mcil-mn.org

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MCIL is dedicated to the full promotion of the Independent Living (IL) philosophy by supporting individuals with disabilities in their personal efforts to pursue self-directed lives.
Categories: Advocacy, Community Living
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Contact: Bridget Carter
Address 5304 36th Ave S. Minneapolis MN 55417 Phone: (651) 274-2098 Website: www.mnccd.org

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The Minnesota Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (MNCCD) is a broad-based coalition of advocacy and provider organizations, working to change public policy to improve the lives of people with disabilities through building awareness, providing education, and engaging the community. We support people with disabilities by changing public policy and teaching self-advocacy skills.

Categories: Advocacy
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Address 370 Centennial Office Building 658 Cedar Street Saint Paul MN 55155 Phone: (651) 296-9964 Toll-Free: (800) 627-3529 Website: mn.gov/mnddc/ Website: mn.gov/mnddc/pipm

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The first Council was appointed in October 1971 in accordance with the authority prescribed to the Governor of Minnesota by the Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act. The Act requires a state council to serve as an advocate for all persons with developmental disabilities by carrying out activities in major areas of emphasis. The Council provides information, education, and training to build knowledge, develop skills, and change attitudes that will lead to increased independence, productivity, self determination, integration and inclusion (IPSII) for people with developmental disabilities and their families.

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Contact: Bonnie Danberry
Address 709 S. Front St. Suite 7 Mankato Minnesota 56001 Phone: (507) 345-7139 Website: SMILES CIL Website

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SMILES Center for Independent Living was established in 1990 to provide services for people with disabilities in the nine county region of South Central Minnesota. SMILES is a nonprofit organization committed to providing a wide array of services that assist individuals with disabilities to live independently, pursue meaningful goals, and enjoy the same opportunities and choices as all persons. SMILES serves people with any type of disability in becoming as independent as they can be.

Our Mission:  To support people with disabilities to realize their full potential.
Our Vision:  A world without barriers with equal opportunities & choices for an independent life.

Categories: Advocacy
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Contact: Julie Guidry
Address 3501 Chicago Ave S Minneapolis MN 55407 Phone: 612-331-4584 Website: www.upstreamarts.org

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Upstream Arts uses the power of the creative arts to activate and amplify the voice and choice of individuals with disabilities. Upstream Arts was founded in 2006 by Julie and Matt Guidry, parents who witnessed first-hand the positive impact of the arts on their son, Caleb, who is non-verbal. Upstream Arts’s vision is to change mindsets about ability and disability and promote more connected and engaged communities
by increasing intentional opportunities for shared creative experiences.

Categories: Advocacy, Education
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