Archive for 2016

Arnold Ackerley – SANYS New Administrative Director

December 21, 2016

Welcome Arnold!

The Board of the Self-Advocacy Association of New York State (SANYS) has chosen Arnold Ackerley as SANYS’ new Administrative Director. 

Arnold started his career in human services 17 years ago, as a Direct Support Professional.  Since that time, … Read the rest

Campaign for the Future

November 7, 2016

You Can Make A Difference!
Help Support SANYS’
“Campaign for the Future!”

Every dollar you contribute will be used to help SANYS spread its message of “Speaking Up for Ourselves and Others.”




Your generous contributions will be used for:

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SANYS leaders receive the Chris Burke Excellence in Advocacy Award from the Museum of disAbility History

October 17, 2016

Two Self Advocacy leaders, Marie Malinowski and Mike Rogers, were given an award by the Museum of disAbility History for their work in speaking up for themselves and others! We are proud of them and all their hard work on … Read the rest

Long Island Region Spring Edition 2017

September 20, 2016

SANYS Co-Youth Ambassador WINS Big!!

 

SANYS LI wishes to congratulate our Youth Ambassador Christian Ranieri on winning this prestigious national award for advocacy! Thank you Christian for all you continue to do for the civil rights movement here on … Read the rest

SANYS State Conference SOLD OUT!

August 23, 2016

 30 yrsWe’ve had a great response for our SANYS Statewide Conference in Albany this year (September 8th – 10th) and we have reached our capacity for the event.

All payments for the event are due by
Wednesday, August 31, 2016.  

Although

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SANYS Statewide Conference Online Registration Suspendeded

August 15, 2016

Our SANYS Statewide Conference continues to grow in popularity. We are approaching capacity for our 2016 Conference and have temporarily suspended the availability of our online registration system. In order to make sure that our limited remaining space is handled

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REGISTRATION FOR SANYS STATE CONFERENCE NOW OPEN

July 11, 2016

Both our ONLINE REGISTRATION and MAIL/FAX REGISTRATION ARE NOW OPEN!

Click HERE for all the registration information!

PLEASE REGISTER AS SOON AS YOU CAN! THE CONFERENCE FILLS UP QUICKLY!

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2016 State Conference Brochure & Registration Now Available!

July 6, 2016

We know everyone is excited about going our upcoming State Self-Advocacy Conference (9/8/16 – 9/10/16), 30 Years of Speaking Up for Ourselves and Others.

Our Conference Brochure and Registration Packet is now available for you to download, complete and

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It’s Regional Conference Season!

May 11, 2016

Some years ago, SA members advocated to have regional self advocacy conferences in addition to the statewide SA conference. So, this time of year, across the state there are conferences in every region. In some regions, there are more than … Read the rest

Call and write your legislators!

February 9, 2016

During the month of February and the beginning of March, it is a very good idea to advocate with your New York State legislators for an increase in funds to service providers so that they can raise the wages of … Read the rest