• Coordinator Citizen Advocacy

2019 Citizen Advocacy Retreat

The 2019 Citizen Advocacy Retreat will be held on Saturday, September 21, at the Nebraska Leadership Center in Aurora, Nebraska. This day will be open to Citizen Advocacy board

members, coordinators, people involved in relationships, friends and supporters. The day

will begin at 9:00 a.m. adjourn at 4:00 p.m.The retreat features Darcy Elks, who will offer attendees an opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of how vulnerability impacts the lives of the people who are marginalized and for whom you recruit advocates.

The day will be divided into a series of brief presentations, small group discussions, and opportunities to reflect. Previous attendance at a Social Role Valorization or Power of Roles workshop is helpful but not required.

You will receive a registration packet via email or in the mail during August, 2019. Contact John Murphy at: or Tess Barnes at: if you have any

questions. The Disability Rights Nebraska toll free number is 1-800-422-6691.

(308) 385-5542

Grand Island Citizen Advocacy
123 North Locust Street, Suite L101
Grand Island, NE United States 68801

©2019 Grand Island Citizen Advocacy, Inc, a 501c3 nonprofit organization. Our mission is to initiate and support a variety of long-term, one-to-one, personal advocacy relationships between private citizens and people who have developmental or intellectual disabilities, or mental health issues. We consult with Disability Rights Nebraska about program development, evaluation, and training for board members and staff.