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The Self Advocates United as 1 Logo has our name and initials. It includes outlines of people in different colors, one using a wheelchair and two walking, to reflect SAU1’s diversity. There is an outline of Pennsylvania and sunrise colors.   To the left of the logo are the words: In our logo, all kinds of people raise and join hands to celebrate a new day for self advocacy in Pennsylvania.
Self Advocates United as 1 is a group of people who envision a world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.
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SAU1 Power StaffJoe Chandler and  Christine Breakstone talk during a team-building activity at a staff event in March 2018.

Our Mission

To support the self advocacy of people with disabilities for positive impact in our communities and in people’s lives.

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SAU1 Power Staff Oscar Drummond and the late Brad El work on Oscar's Vision for his Everyday Life at a staff event in March 2018.

Our Vision

A world where people with developmental disabilities and their families are united to share knowledge, empower others, and use their voices to transform their communities and people’s lives.

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Your donation supports our mission: to support the self advocacy of people with disabilities for positive impact in our communities and in people’s lives.

Self Advocates United as 1 is a non-profit organization.  As a 501c3, Your donation is tax deductible to the extent allowable by law. No goods or services were provided in exchange for this contribution.

Power Events

Apr

12

Power Talk with ODP

Date Fri. Apr. 12 2024, 10am to 12pm (Eastern Time)
Location Zoom (Link and phone info in description)

Fri. Apr. 12 10am to 12pm Join special guest from ODP, Candi Walton, who will share the results of the 2023 Supporting Families Survey. Hear about what people with disabilities and the…

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Apr

17

Getting Your Own Place: Myths and Facts

Date Wed. April 17 2024, 7 to 8:30pm (Eastern Time)
Location Zoom (Link and phone info in description)

Wed. Apr. 17 7 to 8:30pm Join us to learn about Housing from SAU1 Power coaches! The Power Coaches will share some common myths about housing for people with disabilities, and then hel…

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Apr

18

Getting Your Own Place: Myths and Facts

Date Thurs. Apr. 18 2024, 10:30am to 12pm (Eastern Time)
Location Zoom (Link and phone info in description)

Thurs. Apr. 18 10:30am to 12pm Join us to learn about Housing from SAU1 Power coaches! The Power Coaches will share some common myths about housing for people with disabilities, and th…

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Apr

25

Let's Talk About Your Vision for YOUR Everyday Life!

Date Thurs. Apr. 25 2024, 3 to 5pm (Eastern Time)
Location 139 S. Main St. Washington, PA 15301

When? Thurs. April 25, 20243 to 5pm Where?Washington Park Main Pavilion 139 S. Main St. Washington, PA 15301 Who?This event is open to the public.
People with disabilities and their gues…

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Apr

25

Let's Talk about Your Vision for YOUR Everyday Life

Date Thurs. April 25, 2024, 5:30 to 7:30pm (Eastern Time)
Location So Much To Give Cafe 3401 W Skippack Pike Cedars PA 19423

When? Thurs. April 25, 20245:30 to 7:30pm Where?So Much to Give Cafe 3401 W. Skippack Pike Cedars, PA 19423 Who?This event is open to the public.
People with disabilities and their guest…

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Are you having a tough time?

Power through the tough times with some of our helpful resources.

Knowledge is power, use it to connect with us!

Learn more about Self Advocates United as 1’s (SAU1) work, being a self advocate, and
speaking up for people’s rights

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SAU1
984 Water St.
PO Box 297
Meadville PA 16335

Email SAU1 at info@sau1.org.
Give Carla at SAU1 a call at
724 588 2378.

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