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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.

Two smiling people, one in a wheelchair, the other standing, going over some paperwork.

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

Jul

12

Power Talk with ODP

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

Fri. July 12 10am to 12pm Do you have questions about or issues with the supports and services for people with intellectual disabilities and or autism (ID/A) in PA? Join us for our mo…

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Jul

17

All About Our Wellness

Date Wed. July 17, 2024, 1 to 2:30pm (Eastern Time)
Location Carnegie Library at Mt. Washington 315 Grandview Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15211

When? Wed. July 17, 20241 to 2:30pm Where?Carnegie Library at Mt. Washington 315 Grandview Ave. Pittsburgh, PA 15211 Who?This event is open to the public.
People with disabilities and th…

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Jul

17

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

Date Wed. July 17, 2024, 5 to 7pm (Eastern Time)
Location Carnegie Library Allegheny 1230 Federal Street Pittsburgh, PA 15212

When? Wed. July 17, 20245 to 7pm Where?Carnegie Library Allegheny 1230 Federal Street Pittsburgh, PA 15212 Who?This event is open to the public.
People with disabilities and their guests…

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Jul

23

All About Relationships

Date Tues. July 23, 2024, 1 to 3pm (Eastern Time)
Location Carnegie Library South Side 2205 East Carson Street Pittsburgh, PA 15203

When? Tues. July 23, 20241 to 3pm Where?Carnegie Library South Side 2205 East Carson Street Pittsburgh, PA 15203 Who?This event is open to the public.
People with disabilities and their…

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Jul

25

Go Voter!

Date Thurs. July 25 2024, 5 to 6:30pm (Eastern Time)
Location 111 W. Pike St. Canonsburg, PA 15317

Learn About: Registering to vote, Your voting rights, Why your vote is important Mail-in or absentee ballots Voting in person Building a voting community What to do if you have problems voti…

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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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