People First

Use your voice to make a choice!

The Arc of Greater Cleveland believes self-advocacy is essential in improving the quality of life for all people with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities.

Goals of People First of Cuyahoga County:

  • Community awareness
  • Teaching our communities about people with disabilities
  • Community support
  • Advocating for the supports people need to live, work and be a part of the community
  • Health insurance
  • Promoting various ways for self-advocates to work and obtain health insurance

What: People First of Cuyahoga County is a local chapter of the nationwide self-advocacy group that gives individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities training to build skills in decision-making so they can advocate for themselves.

Who: The group is open to all individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities in Cuyahoga County.

The meeting schedule for 2020 follows:

 

  • Wednesday, 18 November
  • Wednesday, 16 December

Time
All meetings, unless otherwise noted, held from 1:00-2:30

Location

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic ,all meetings will be via Zoom until further notice.

If you wish  to attend please contact us at mkhorana@thearcofgreatercleveland.org

 


View the Bill of Rights for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.


People First is supported in part by the Cuyahoga County Board of Developmental Disabilities