Opportunity for Action: Self-Advocacy Day at the Capitol in Lansing

Self-Advocacy Day at the Capitol 
Registration Closes Soon!!
The Self-Advocates of Michigan (SAM) and
Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council
are co-hosting:
Self-Advocacy Day at the Capitol
On March 3, 2020
Self-advocates, people with disabilities, and
family members of people with disabilities

from around the state
are invited to come to Lansing
meet with their lawmakers
to discuss issues important to people with disabilities.
There is no cost to participate for this great event.
For more information call Brett at 517-284-7289
or email WilliamsB18@Michigan.gov
Please register at:

Registration will close at 11:59 p.m. February 24, 2020


Social Group Starts Again–young men and young women

WHAT? A social group with a Financial Literacy focus, for young adults with disabilities. We’ll play some games and get to know each other, but we’ll also take a bit of time to talk about banking and other financial topics. Also room for parents to meet next door if desired. Parents do not have to stay through the group time.

WHEN? We’ll start on Friday, February 28 and go through April 3.(Fridays 2/28, 3/6, 3/13, 3/20, 3/27, and 4/3). Arrive between 6 and 6:30, browse the books, get a cup of hot cocoa, then we start at 6:30 and run through almost 8 PM when the store closes.

WHERE? Bestsellers Books across from the Courthouse in Mason, Michigan, 15 minutes south of Lansing. Bestsellers has a cafe for drinks and a few snacks.

WHO? This group is for young men and women, ages 16 to 30 or so. We are kind of flexible on ages…young people must be able to communicate verbally and take care of basic needs. Every participant should plan to attend at least 4 of the 6 sessions, making the group more stable for everyone’s participation. The group runs FREE of charge.

WHY? Everybody wants to spend time with friends. If your young adult child wants to make some friends, laugh a lot, and talk a little about taking on life as a young adult with disabilities, come on out.

HOW? Fill out the contact form below or email Lydia at edentransitionalliance@gmail.com.

Eden Transition Alliance is a small, community-based, non-profit organization that sponsors activities for young people with disabilities. Browse through our blog topics, and SIGN UP in the right hand margin to receive an email when this blog is updated.