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9/9/23 Self-Advocacy Voices (SAV) Invitiation

September 5, 2023 | by sau1admin

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Saturday, September 9th, 2023

2:30-3:45 P.M. (USA - EDT, UTC -4:00)



How did you advocate for yourself over the summer?

Additional questions for our discussion:

  1. What are the skills you would like to learn in order to have a successful life?
  2. What types of topics would you like to learn more about in SAV?
  3. What types of topics would you like to present on?

Greetings, fellow Disability Rights Advocates and Allies!

It is our pleasure to invite you for an afternoon of empowerment conversation where we will share our summer experiences, talk about the Fall, and future presentations.

Meet our Moderator, MARK STEIDL (they/them/)


Mark Steidl is a disability rights advocate and a 2020 graduate of the Community College of Allegheny County, where they majored in Social Work Foundations and served as a student government senator.

The Self-Advocacy Voices mentorship incubator program empowers people with disabilities to give voice to their interests, passions, knowledge, and experiences through public speaking within a supportive environment of peers and mentors.

Feel free to share this invitation and zoom link with friends from your communities.

We will see you on Saturday!

Mark Steidl

Co-Founder & Program Manager

Lilly Abreu

Founder & Director

Encouraging adults with disabilities to engage in public speaking

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