NC Down Syndrome Advocacy Day

NC Down Syndrome Advocacy Day

Join members of the greater Down syndrome community from across North Carolina in the Capital City for the Annual Down Syndrome Advocacy Day.

Down Syndrome Advocacy Day is your opportunity to improve the lives of people with Down syndrome and their families. You will:

  • Learn about the legislative process and how you can be involved
  • Practice your skills to communicate with legislators
  • Share your lived experience with legislators who create policies that directly impact people with Down syndrome

 

Tuesday, May 24th
North Carolina Museum of History
Demonstration Gallery Meeting Room
Bicentennial Plaza
5 E Edenton St, Raleigh, NC 27601
Advanced registration required. Online registrations closes May 22nd

We will meet at the North Carolina Museum of History, located directly across the street from the North Carolina Legislative Complex.

Down Syndrome Advocacy Day includes:

Registration starting at 9:00am

Advocacy Day Training Sessions 9:30am – 10:30am or 11:30am – 12:30pm (times subject to change)

  • Legislative process
  • Routine legislative day
  • Navigating the legislative complex
  • Why build relationships with legislators
  • Importance of sharing your personal story
  • Reviewing your personal story

Meeting with your legislators

  • Share your personal story
  • Distribute general information about Down syndrome

North Carolina Down Syndrome Advocacy Day Partners:

North Carolina Down Syndrome Alliance                                             

Register for Down Syndrome Advocacy Day