Speaking out for People with
 Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

VOR Grassroots Advocacy Manual

VOR’s “Grassroots Organization and Advocacy Manual” help choice advocates harness their collective grassroots advocacy strengths. The Manual aims to provide advocates with easy-to-understand resources for your state advocacy on behalf of people with mental retardation and developmental disabilities.  Developed for organizations or individuals, advocates are encouraged to use this resource, in whole or part, to maximize grassroots participation.

      Section 1: Grassroot Organization Leadership
      Section 2: Legislative Advocacy
      Section 3: Public Relations
      Section 4: Legal Advocacy

Section 1: Grassroot Organization Leadership

Section 2: Legislative Advocacy

                    *Tips for Calling Your Legislators
                    *Tips for Writing Your Legislators
                    *Tips for Meeting with Your Legislators
                    *Events to Connect Constituents with Elected Officials
                    *Expanding Your Voice: Who you know that would be glad to help

Section 3: Public Relations

Section 4: Legal Advocacy

  • Sample Legal Action Alert - Coming Soon!
 
For a printed copy of the Grassroots Advocacy Manual,
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