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REPLAY: Empowering Legislative Advocates Through Video

Tuesday, November 16, 2021
2:00 pm3:00 pm

**This is a recording of a previous webinar. Experience it for the first time or rewatch it to gain a better understanding of the topic. The question box will be open and we will respond to any questions 24 hours after the event.

This webinar will be presented by Sorretie Jaro, a Self-Advocate from Spokane, WA. Sorretie is a former SARTAC Fellow and current Chairperson of the Washington State Developmental Disabilities Ombuds Advisory Committee. Attendees will learn about Sorretie's Fellowship project which focuses on empowering self-advocates to connect with legislators and decision makers by creating videos to highlight different advocacy issues. Sorretie will also discuss tips for helping other self-advocates communicate with their elected representatives and understand different types of advocacy.

Sorretie Jaro is a self-advocate from Spokane, WA. Currently, Ms. Jaro is Chair Person of the DD Ombuds Advisory Committee. Sorretie is passionate about self-advocacy and believes that everyone has the right to learn how to use their skills, whether it be sticking up for yourself and fighting for change to make the world a better place for everybody to live.