Disability Voting Rights Week

Massachusetts West Region Self Advocacy Celebrates Disability Voting Rights Week Holyoke, Ma – Disability Voting Rights Week takes place on September 11-15, 2023. Massachusetts West Region Self Advocacy will host both a Virtual Education Event and In Person Voter Registration Drive to make sure disabled voters in our community are Read more…

Conference Photo Collages

Our 19th Annual West Region Self Advocacy Conference at the MassMutual Center was so inspiring! Collective voices were heard, as advocates from across Massachusetts came together in the name of Human Rights for All. Keynote Speaker and Advocacy Coordinator, Bill Krebs of Keystone Human Services shared his journey on how Read more…

Thank You Conference Sponsors

Platinum Nonotuck Resource Associates Massachusetts Developmental Disabilities Council The Cleary & The Mitchell Family Gold Almadan Massachusetts Advocates Standing Strong Advanced Wheels HUB Multicultural Community Services OnPoint Properties Silver Berkshire County Arc M&T Bank Bronze Behavioral Health Network

Conference Workshops

Workshops Financial Literacy: Budgeting Exploring Freedom of Speech The Right to Safety: Dealing with Bullying Exploring Two Identities: The Right to Self Expression Beyond Tokenism Coming Together for Change: A Discussion of Coalition Building

2022 Conference Recordings

We are happy to share that you can now watch recordings of the 2022 West Region Self Advocacy Conference Keynote Speaker, awards ceremony and Department of Developmental Services question and answer session. Click the purple button below.

Conference Workshops

Westfield Self Advocacy Presents Why Friendship Matters Self Advocacy Impact Lab Presents Connecting Through Activism Creating Inclusive Community: A Discussion of Race & Identity Let’s Talk about Sex Team-building Puzzle Game Open Door Club Presents Building Friendships & Networking