HCBS Gather for Change Learning and Advocacy Team

A opportunity to:

  • Develop advocacy and team-building skills
  • Learn to talk with policy makers about HCBS
On a city sidewalk next to a planter filled with fresh soil, a Black woman using a wheelchair and a white woman wearing a suit chat, among other small groups

The team will be made up of:

  • Pennsylvania residents with a disability who uses waiver services to live the life you want to live
  • People with lived disability experience
  • Self-advocate with an intellectual or developmental disability or Autism

The team will meet both virtually and in-person Participants must commit to attending all sessions.

Meeting Schedule for 2024

Virtual sessions are from 10 a.m. to 12 noon:

  • April 11, Thursday
  • April 25, Thursday
  • May 8, Wednesday
  • May 15, Wednesday
  • June 19, Wednesday
  • June 26, Wednesday

In-person session in Harrisburg, PA:

  • June 2024

Advocacy and Education Day:

  • Date and time to be announced.


For more information, email dbeckett@temple.edu.

Project Funding

This project is funded by the Pennsylvania Developmental Disabilities Council.