Welcome to the UC Davis MIND Institute and Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (CEDD) resource page for Advocacy
What is Advocacy?
Advocacy is supporting action, policy, or ideas. People with disabilities and their families can advocate for services and rights. Advocacy also involves political and legislative action to support disability rights, causes, and social justice.
- CEDD Apoyo de Padres para Padres (Parents Supporting Parents), a MIND/CEDD-sponsored Spanish language group in Sacramento
- Sankofa / African-American Developmental Disabilities Parent Advisory Group, a MIND/CEDD-sponsored group in Sacramento
- WarmLine Family Resource Center, Northern CA
- California State Council Regional Offices on DD
- The Arc of California
- People First of California, Inc
- Supported Life Institute (SLI)
- Youth Organizing! Disabled and Proud
- American Association of People with Disabilities
- Family Voices
Legislation and Policy
The websites listed are independent of the UC Davis MIND Institute and Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (CEDD). Resources are provided for information only and do not reflect the opinions or endorsement of the UC Davis MIND Institute and Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities.