SANYS Weekly Event Update 6/22/2020   Here’s what you might have missed   Tuesday Wellness: We talked about “Yes WE CAN” and listened to the Podcast Interview with Joe Damiano   Podcast Link:   Wednesday “Staying Connected” Advocacy-Wellness   Shameka led us in a peace meditation – ahhhhh…check out Shameka’s YouTube Channel   Meditation Apps – Calm, Headspace, Insight Timer   Right of the Week, Marilyn Stata, OPWDD Rights Advocacy Liaison   Everyone served has the right: Right #6, The Opportunity either personally, or through parents, guardians, or advocate, to express without fear of reprisal; grievances, concerns or suggestions, to the commissioner of OPWDD, the DDSO Director, Board of Visitors, Mental Hygiene Legal Services, Justice Center for the protection of People With Special Needs.   I’m choosing this right because right now individuals are going to be allowed to see visitors and family. During this time it has been very hard on everyone and now they have something to look forward too. I think that this week is a good new start for all individuals who want and need to get together with their family and friends. Social Distancing of course.    Wellness Quote and Core Competency of the week with Renee Christian self-advocacy lead for Regional Centers for Workforce Transformation and Certified Life Coach.   “Wellness quote of the week:   “I speak not for myself but for those without voice... those who have fought for their rights... their right to live in peace, their right to be treated with dignity, their right to equality of opportunity, their right to be educated.”  -   Malala Yousafzai   Core competency of the week: Promoting Advocacy with the Individual “This means that your staff should be supporting all your advocacy  and helping you advocate when necessary” – Renee Christian   Wellness Activity: “ believe in yourself and believe you can do it." by Sujeet Desai, Musician & Motivational Speaker   Making of the 2106 Paralympics Video   Friday “Staying Connected” Open. Mic Zoom   Song shared: You’ve Got a Friend by Carole King (as suggested by Russell)     What’s Upcoming this week   Monday June 22nd   9:30-10am Coffee Clutch – Hosted by SANYS LI Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 200 922 882 One tap mobile +19292056099,,200922882# US (New York)   11:00-12:00pm Phase 2 Reopening New York Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 813 2108 6110 Password: 886483   Topic:  Rights and Responsibilities presented by Erie County Arc Time: Jun 22, 2020 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)   Join Zoom Meeting   Meeting ID: 881 6834 9380 One tap mobile +19292056099,,88168349380# US (New York) +13017158592,,88168349380# US (Germantown)  

The American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) is proud to announce POWER: the Disability Vote, a national, non-partisan Disability & Election Virtual Summit on Monday & Tuesday, June 22 and 23 from noon to 3:45 pm ET. Both days and will include panels, presentations, and a national call-to-action to mobilize disability voters and allies. Click link below for more information   1pm-2pm SARTAC National Self-advocacy Call Join on computer, tablet or smart phone - call 1-929-436-2866 and the Meeting ID: 324 815 633   Tuesday June 23rd   11a-12p Communication is Key Chat with Center for Self- Advocacy Password 886483 or Call in: 1 646 876 9923 Meeting ID: 632 063 927 Password 886483   4-5pm: Tuesday Wellness series, this week we’ll be talking about “ believe in yourself and believe you can do it." Sujeet Desai will join us for the follow up discussion, talking about our talents/gifts and sharing them – do you sew, sing, meditate, activist – let’s get to know ourselves and each other better.   Meeting Zoom link: Meeting ID: 867 5592 1196  Call: 1-929-205-6099   Wednesday June 24th 1pm-3pm Advocacy: Listening Forum on Race and Inclusion- A Panel of SANYS Members will share their stories   Wellness: Meditation with Shameka Andrews; Right of the Week with Marilyn Stata; Wellness Quote with Renee Christian; Wellness Activity “  Call in: 1-929-205-6099  Meeting ID: 884 3313 6961   Thursday June 25th    11a-12p Communication is Key Chat with Center for Self- Advocacy Password 886483 or Call in: 1 646 876 9923 Meeting ID: 632 063 927 Password 886483   1PM – 2PM Capital/Hudson Valley Connection Meeting (Statewide Meeting) Join Zoom Meeting Dial by your location. 1 929 205 6099 US (New York) Meeting ID: 881 7908 2575   Friday June 26th the SANYS Western/Finger Lakes region will be hosting a Virtual Mini Regional Conference from 1-5pm (including breaks).   Registration deadline is Wednesday June 24th. Priority will be given to self-advocates from the Western/Finger Lakes region, but all are welcome.   To Register:   Guest Speakers: Dalton Letta of Campaign D, Julia Harris “License to Smile”, and Cooking with Carl: S’mores Brownies.   To Join in and make the recipe along with Carl, you will need: Pre-made brownies (you can make them from a mix the day before) 1 Jar Nutella 1 Jar Marshmallow Fluff Graham Crackers   Saturday June 27th  DJ Zoom Party 7:30pm DJ Jammin Joe Saturday Dance Party