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Alexa Brill

September 9, 2020 | by sau1admin

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Board President

Hi, My name is Alexa Brill!

I live in Cumberland County and I am President of SAU1's Board of Directors.

I started in 2019.

It is important to me to be a self advocate because I can empower myself and others with disabilities to make their needs and wants known and to have a voice just like everyone else. This is why I became part of SAU1 and what I hope I can continue to do as part of SAU1.

My favorite thing about SAU1 is that the staff and board members are genuinely passionate about making sure that self advocates’ voices are heard; and not only heard, but their wishes and ideas carried out the best way possible.

In my life outside of SAU1, I enjoy working as a social media and website manager for the Arc of Pennsylvania. I also enjoy watching movies, listening to music, reading, hanging out with my best friend Charlene, my Goddaughter Lydia, my sister Lauren, my parents, and my Cocker Spaniel, Chloe.

I graduated from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor’s degree in sociology in 2013.

My vision for my everyday life is to be as independent as possible and to help other people with disabilities do the same.

I have a dog named Chloe. She is a Cocker Spaniel. I like that she sleeps in my bed.

My favorite foods are tacos, potatoes, and ice cream.

Latest Posts

Jun

21

SAPNA Speak Up Day: Venango AROC

Date Fri. June 21, 2024 1 - 7PM (Eastern Time)
Location Wildcat Mansion 4849 US Route 322 Franklin, PA 16323

Fri. June 21, 2024 1 - 7PM

Wildcat Mansion
4849 US Route 322
Franklin, PA 16323 Free Admission
Lunch, Dinner, and
Snacks Our Day Together 1 pm Check in and…

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Jun

13

SAPNA Speak Up Day: So Much to Give Cafe

Date Thurs. June 13, 2024 10:30AM - 4:15PM (Eastern Time)
Location So Much to Give Cafe 3401 W. Skippack Pike Cedars, PA 19423

Thurs. June 13, 2024 10:30AM - 4:15PM

So Much to Give Cafe
3401 W. Skippack Pike
Cedars, PA 19423 Free Admission
Brunch, Lunch, and
Snacks Our Day Together…

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Jun

29

SAPNA Speak Up Day: OneWell

Date Sat. June 29 2024, 10am to 4pm (Eastern Time)
Location Salem United Church of Christ 186 East Court Street Doylestown, PA 18901

Sat. June 29, 2024 10AM - 4PM

Salem United Church of Christ
186 East Court Street
Doylestown, PA 18901 Free Admission
Brunch, Lunch, and
Refreshments Our Day To…

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May

31

SAPNA Speak Up Day: KenCCID

Date Fri. May 31, 2024, 10AM - 4PM (Eastern Time)
Location KenCCID 9350 Ashton Road, Suite 202 Philadelphia PA 19114

Fri. May 31, 2024 10AM - 4PM

KenCCID
9350 Ashton Road, Suite 202
Philadelphia PA 19114 Free Admission
Bruch, Lunch, and
Refreshments Our Day Together 10 am…

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Jun

3

SAPNA Speak Up Day: Artemis Supports

Date Mon. June 3 2024, 11 to 6PM (Eastern Time)
Location Hoss's Steak and Sea House 1261 South Main Street Greensburg, PA 15601

Mon. June 3, 2024 11AM - 6PM

Hoss's Steak and Sea House
1261 South Main Street
Greensburg, PA 15601 Free Admission
Lunch, Dinner, and
Refreshments Our Day Toget…

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Jun

21

SAPNA Speak Up Day: Arc of Chester County

Date Fri. June 21, 2024, 10AM to 3:30PM (Eastern Time)
Location Arc of Chester County 900 Lawrence Drive West Chester, PA 19380

Fri. June 21, 2024 10AM - 3:30PM

Arc of Chester County
900 Lawrence Drive
West Chester, PA 19380 Free Admission
Lunch, and
Snacks Our Day Together 10 am Che…

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Jun

10

SAPNA Speak Up Day: Fayette County Behavioral Health Administration

Date Mon. Jun 10, 2024, 1 to 7PM (Eastern Time)
Location Fayette County Behavioral Health Administration 215 Jacob Murphy Lane Uniontown, PA 15401

Mon. Jun 10, 2024 1 - 7PM

Fayette County Behavioral Health Administration
215 Jacob Murphy Lane
Uniontown, PA 15401 Free Admission
Lunch, Dinner, and
Refreshmen…

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Jun

14

Power Talk with ODP

Date Fri. June 14 2024, 10am to 12pm (Eastern Time)
Location Zoom (Link and phone info in description)

Fri. June 14 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

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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May

29

Getting Your Own Place: Myths and Facts

Date Wed. May 29 2024, 7 to 8:30pm (Eastern Time)
Location Zoom (Link and phone info in description)

Wed. May 29 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 help…

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