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Consumer Advocacy Group

Consumer Advocacy Group

For individuals with a disability, or a PCA who would like to participate in advocacy activities like voter registration, candidate forums, and legislative days.

Meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month, 1-3:00pm in the TWP Community Room.

For reasonable accommodations, please contact us as soon as possible.

 

May 2017

Wednesday, May 10, 2017
6:00 pm8:00 pm

Leaders Without Limits - Prospective Board Member Training

Leaders Without Limits (LWL) is a free 5-part training class open to consumers, general public and TWP employees, presented by The Whole Person. LWL is designed to develop and encourage potential advocates for people with disabilities, who want to be more involved in serving on boards and commissions., and teaches parliamentary procedures, leadership skills, open meeting laws, and much more.

This 5-part training is open to people with disabilities and people interested in advocating for disability rights. We will study how boards and commissions function, how to use Robert’s Rules of Order during a meeting, and what can be expected of a volunteer to serve on a board or commission. Community leaders will also be invited to share their experiences in advocacy as well.

Sessions run from 6-8 pm on Wednesdays in May.
May 3, May 10, May 17, May 24, May 31
Light refreshments provided
(You are required to attend all sessions to receive a certificate.)

Register 3 Ways!
Call: 816-627-2280
Email: tjones@thewholeperson.org
Online: thewholeperson.org/LWL

Wednesday, May 17, 2017
6:00 pm8:00 pm

Leaders Without Limits - Prospective Board Member Training

Leaders Without Limits (LWL) is a free 5-part training class open to consumers, general public and TWP employees, presented by The Whole Person. LWL is designed to develop and encourage potential advocates for people with disabilities, who want to be more involved in serving on boards and commissions., and teaches parliamentary procedures, leadership skills, open meeting laws, and much more.

This 5-part training is open to people with disabilities and people interested in advocating for disability rights. We will study how boards and commissions function, how to use Robert’s Rules of Order during a meeting, and what can be expected of a volunteer to serve on a board or commission. Community leaders will also be invited to share their experiences in advocacy as well.

Sessions run from 6-8 pm on Wednesdays in May.
May 3, May 10, May 17, May 24, May 31
Light refreshments provided
(You are required to attend all sessions to receive a certificate.)

Register 3 Ways!
Call: 816-627-2280
Email: tjones@thewholeperson.org
Online: thewholeperson.org/LWL

Tuesday, May 23, 2017
1:00 pm3:00 pm
The Whole Person, 3710 Main Street, KCMO 64111; Community Room

Wednesday, May 24, 2017
6:00 pm8:00 pm

Leaders Without Limits - Prospective Board Member Training

Leaders Without Limits (LWL) is a free 5-part training class open to consumers, general public and TWP employees, presented by The Whole Person. LWL is designed to develop and encourage potential advocates for people with disabilities, who want to be more involved in serving on boards and commissions., and teaches parliamentary procedures, leadership skills, open meeting laws, and much more.

This 5-part training is open to people with disabilities and people interested in advocating for disability rights. We will study how boards and commissions function, how to use Robert’s Rules of Order during a meeting, and what can be expected of a volunteer to serve on a board or commission. Community leaders will also be invited to share their experiences in advocacy as well.

Sessions run from 6-8 pm on Wednesdays in May.
May 3, May 10, May 17, May 24, May 31
Light refreshments provided
(You are required to attend all sessions to receive a certificate.)

Register 3 Ways!
Call: 816-627-2280
Email: tjones@thewholeperson.org
Online: thewholeperson.org/LWL

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
2:00 pm3:00 pm
The Whole Person, 3710 Main St., KCMO - Community Room
MO ABLE Information Session

Attend a MO ABLE informational session, led by the Missouri State Treasurer's Office, on Tuesday, May 30 at either 2:00 pm or at 6:30 pm at The Whole Person.

MO ABLE Accounts are made possible by the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act that allows individuals with disabilities the ability to save and invest up to $14,000 per year without losing federal government benefits such as Medicaid or SSI. These are tax-free savings plans.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017
6:30 pm7:30 pm
The Whole Person, 3710 Main St., KCMO - Community Room
MO ABLE Information Session

Attend a MO ABLE informational session, led by the Missouri State Treasurer's Office, on Tuesday, May 30 at either 2:00 pm or at 6:30 pm at The Whole Person.

MO ABLE Accounts are made possible by the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act that allows individuals with disabilities the ability to save and invest up to $14,000 per year without losing federal government benefits such as Medicaid or SSI. These are tax-free savings plans.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
6:00 pm8:00 pm

Leaders Without Limits - Prospective Board Member Training

Leaders Without Limits (LWL) is a free 5-part training class open to consumers, general public and TWP employees, presented by The Whole Person. LWL is designed to develop and encourage potential advocates for people with disabilities, who want to be more involved in serving on boards and commissions., and teaches parliamentary procedures, leadership skills, open meeting laws, and much more.

This 5-part training is open to people with disabilities and people interested in advocating for disability rights. We will study how boards and commissions function, how to use Robert’s Rules of Order during a meeting, and what can be expected of a volunteer to serve on a board or commission. Community leaders will also be invited to share their experiences in advocacy as well.

Sessions run from 6-8 pm on Wednesdays in May.
May 3, May 10, May 17, May 24, May 31
Light refreshments provided
(You are required to attend all sessions to receive a certificate.)

Register 3 Ways!
Call: 816-627-2280
Email: tjones@thewholeperson.org
Online: thewholeperson.org/LWL