West Region Self Advocacy is a network for local self-advocacy groups in Western Massachusetts to work together. Self-advocates meet 10 months of the year to share their experiences and work on projects. West Region is one of five regions in Massachusetts. Self-advocates in the west region are part of the statewide board, Massachusetts Advocates Standing Strong.
In order to meet the needs of the self-advocates in our region we developed a mission statement. Our mission is as follows:
“West Region Self Advocacy is a team of local self advocates working together to promote education, equal rights, responsibility and informed choice for people with disabilities to live full lives in the community.” (2014)
SUPPORT SELF ADVOCACY
Sponsor our annual West region Self Advocacy Conference!
This event brings together advocates from across New England and enables them to make connections with other advocates and build friendships and to learn new things from one another. This event also provides an important platform for advocates to share their stories and make their voices heard. We cannot put on this event without support from like-minded groups, organizations, and individuals.
Please click here to learn more about our conference and sponsorship opportunities: sponsorship-packet-20
You can sponsor by downloading and mailing in the form linked above or by clicking the “Donate Now” button, below, and selecting West region Self Advocacy from the drop down menu!
Come enjoy a hockey game with your friends and help us fund our awesome events at the same time!
Sunday, March 8th, 2020 at 3PM west region self advocacy will be hosting our annual hockey fundraiser in partnership with the Springfield Thunderbirds!
Tickets are $15 for self advocates and $20 for other community members and include a hot dog, soda, and popcorn! $5 of each ticket purchased through west region self advocacy will go to fund our annual self advocacy conference.
Click here for more information and to download the ticket order form!