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8:30 - 9am | Registration and Light Breakfast

9am - Noon | Program

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Policy Advocacy and You: Why Personal Stories Matter

In recognition of Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month, please join us for this sixth annual event which will highlight the importance of finding and sharing personal stories to promote change in disability and aging policy. This program will create a safe space in which to explore these stories and how to harness their power.

Featured Speakers

Erika Hagensen, MSW, Disability Policy and Advocacy Consultant

Amber Smock, Director or Advocacy and External Affairs at Access Living


$40 for professionals - 3 CEUs (LSW, LCSW, LPC, LCPC, QIDP)

FREE for adults with disabilities, older adults, family members, personal attendants and students


Register online by February 19, 2018 at 

Professionals: Payment due at the door in cash or check payable to CJE SeniorLife.

Program Sponsors: Access Living, CJE SeniorLife, EncompassJewish Child & Family Services, JVS Chicago, KeshetLinkages, The ARK, UIC Department of Disability and Human Development


Beth Hillel Congregation B'nai Emunah
3220 Big Tree Lane
Wilmette, IL 60091

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