Remembering: Shawn Nitz

By Regional Directors | Filed in SANYS Long Island News, SANYS News

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2017 Statewide Self Advocacy Conference

By Regional Directors | Filed in SANYS News

This year’s Statewide Self Advocacy Conference will be held on September 7th, 8th, and 9th, 2017 in Albany, NY. Our theme is “We Count: Nothing About Us Without Us!”

This year we have released a Call for Workshop Proposals. You

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2017 Statewide Conference Logo Contest

By Regional Directors | Filed in SANYS News

The Self Advocacy Association is looking for a logo for the 2017 Statewide Conference.  Flyer here.

This conference draws nearly 850 people with developmental disabilities and their supporters from across the state, who come together to inspire each other, learn,

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Opportunity Knocks!

By SANYS Hudson | Filed in SANYS News

POSITION AVAILABLE!

SANYS Lower Hudson Valley Regional Organizer
(25 Hours per week)

AN OPPORTUNITY TO BE PART OF OUR MOVEMENT!

CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

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SANYS Long Island News

By Regional Directors | Filed in SANYS Long Island News, SANYS News, Uncategorized

Click here to listen to SANYS LI Youth Ambassadors, Christian Ranieri and Sky Burke, on the Radio talking about their projects, the civil rights movement, how they got their start in advocacy, and their work at The Self-Advocacy Association

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Self-Advocates from SANYS recently appeared in Albany to let their NYS lawmakers understand that they should BeFair2Direct Care and other important advocacy matters!

Click HERE to read the SANYS statement on #BeFair2DirectCare!

Click HERE to read the 2017 SANYS Policy

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The NYS Budget must #bFair2DirectCare! Self-Advocates Speak-Up outside one of the Governor’s Regional State of the State Addresses. 

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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

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Campaign for the Future

By SANYS Hudson | Filed in SANYS News

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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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

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