2021 Legislative Advocacy Resources

The House and Senate budget committees are meeting now to negotiate the budget they will take to the full chambers soon. They need to hear from self-advocates NOW with these targeted messages. Call or email using the talking points. Links to contact information for the committee members is also in the document. 

Fill in your address to find legislators for your district.

Breaking Barriers Training Academy webinar on meeting with legislators via Zoom or conference call. 

Deliver these to legislators you contact. Print a copy or email them.

Lighthearted DD Day video featuring FL SAND members discussing priorities -- can be shared on social media, with groups, media, etc.

Scripts you can use while calling or emailing legislators about FL SAND priorities.

Florida Developmental Disabilities Council campaign to preserve the 2020 increased funding for Home and Community Based Medicaid waiver services. Includes a host of talking points, tips, and social media posts.

iDecide Florida - Supportive Decision-Making SB 1010 & HB 681 Resources

iDecide website that has a host of tools, tips, social media posts, etc. to advocate for passage of the Supported Decision-Making bill.

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