We are looking for passionate individuals who are interested in getting involved in their communities through advocacy. As an Easterseals advocate, you will engage with state and federal leaders towards advancing disability inclusion and access to resources while creating a better, brighter future for each of us.
Advocacy is at the core of who we are. Together, we:
Raising awareness, creating change, and building a disability movement includes partnering with community members to create a better, more inclusive world for people of all abilities.
Legislators, first responders, physicians, and educators can participate in specially-designed education and outreach programs and workshops.
We educate our elected officials about the needs of the thousands of people who turn to Easterseals each year. We give volunteers the tools to work with legislators in a personal and meaningful way so that they can share their story and create change.
As an Advocacy Committee Member, you are a sub-committee of the Easterseals Midwest Board Government Relations Committee. In this role, you will be expected to meet 4 times per year via teleconference to learn about and advance our shared legislative priorties. You will also play a critical role in defining our legislative objectives each year.
Additionally, members will be equipped to engage legislators by:
View our 2018-2020 Fiscal Year Strategic Plan
Easterseals Midwest provides opportunities for people of all ages with a range of disabilities to achieve their full potential. For nearly 100 years, we have been an indispensable resource for people and families challenged by disabilities. Through Autism Services, Employment Services, Early Childhood Services and Community Living Services, we empower people with disabilities to live a life of opportunity, independence, and contribution.