AZDAC Day at the Capitol
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
AZ Disability Advocacy Coalition (AZDAC)
Action Day at the Capitol & Legislative Training
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Where: 3rd floor conference room, Capitol Towers
1700 W. Washington St., Phoenix, AZ 85007
- Hear how Arizona Legislators plan to deal with the continuing HUGE budget shortfall.
- Learn what disability issues AZDAC will be tracking this legislative session.
- Join us to be introduced on the floor of the House and the Senate.
- Observe the Legislature in action.
- Learn how you can testify on bills from anywhere you have internet capabilities through the Legislative electronic system.
- While at the Capitol, register to use the “Request to Speak” system.
- Box lunch provided.
Space is limited, so register for the training and request any needed accommodations, alternate formats or sign language interpreters at http://www.2013azdacatcapitol.eventbrite.com.
For registration assistance and/or for questions please contact John Beaubien at email@example.com or call 602-443-0738. Registration deadline is Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013!
For other legislative training opportunities, updated reports on legislative actions and bills, go to http://www.facebook.com/AzDAC123?ref=ts.
Mission of AzDAC
The mission of AzDAC is to act as a catalyst to engage individuals with disabilities, their families and organizations that serve them in advocacy efforts that promote public policy which enhances the choice, dignity, rights and responsibilities of people with disabilities.
Philosophy/Principles of AzDAC
- All AzDAC member organizations will act jointly, in a unified manner, to provide a strong voice on disability related issues and develop a cohesive strategy to promote legislative action.
- All member organizations must have an over riding mission and philosophy which is one of advocacy and education that promotes the choice, dignity, rights and responsibilities of people with disabilities and their families.
- All member organizations must share in the commitment of increasing the participation of individuals with disabilities, their families and organizations in the public policy process.
- AzDAC strives to represent the diversity of the disability community in Arizona by welcoming individuals of various ages, ethnicities, genders, religions and disabilities, including physical, mental, psychiatric, sensory and cognitive disabilities.
- All AzDAC member organizations will strive to become more educated about various disability groups and issues of concern.
- All AzDAC member organizations will provide support for individuals with disabilities and their families so that they can become active in the public policy arena.