Arizona self advocacy groups
Inclusive Empowerment Network
President Calvin Cook
Meets in Phoenix Arizona and available online statewide
The Inclusive Empowerment Network (IEN) mission is to encourage the empowerment of people with and without disabilities in an all inclusive environment through education and community involvement in all aspects of change and advocacy. Like us on Facebook!
People First of Arizona
Advisor Lynn Black
Meets in Phoenix Arizona
People First of Arizona is celebrating 25 years of being a Self Advocacy Community.
We are a self advocacy and civil rights group run by and for people with disabilities, that offers experience through self-advocacy. We are a community based group and not connected with any provider agency.
Located in Maricopa County but participation is statewide. Virtual meetings 2x a month- 2nd Thursday and 4th Saturday.
Advisor Michelle Jacquez
Meets in Nogales Arizona
Athletic Leadership Council
Advisor Saul Lugo email: firstname.lastname@example.org or (602)228-1696
The Athlete Leadership Program is an inclusive program by athletes for athletes and showcases athletes leadership talents. Athlete Leaders promote positive leadership for all involved with Special Olympics Arizona.
Athlete Leaders will encourage, support, inspire, motivate, and provide opportunities for meaningful inclusion throughout SOAZ. Athlete Leaders drive the direction of SOAZ’s programs, engage in speaking opportunities to spread awareness, and educate various communities on the importance of inclusion
Athlete Leaders create an inclusive community where individuals are not defined by their disability. https://specialolympicsarizona.org/athlete-leadership/