Arizona's Annual African American Symposium on Disabilities: Engaging Underserved Populations, Increasing Meaningful Statewide Partnerships, and Taking it National! (Poster)

Poster presented at the 2014 Annual Association of University Centers on Disabilities Conference

Presented by Jacy Farkas (Sonoran UCEDD), Renaldo Fowler (Arizona Center for Disability Law), David Carey (Arizona Bridge to Independent Living)

The African American Symposium on Disabilities has been a one-day conference providing culturally relevant information and resources to self-advocates, families and professionals. What started as an Arizona DD Network and Independent Living Center collaboration, has grown to include individuals, local organizations, and state agencies related to disability and from the greater community. The poster will discuss its humble beginnings, strategies to engaging underserved populations, measuring success, and national expansion