Individual and Systems Advocacy
What is Systems Advocacy?
Influencing and changing legislation, public policy and practices in ways that will benefit people with physical, sensory, psychiatric and developmental disabilities as a group within society.
What are the priority issues?
- Health Care
- Civil Rights
- Election Reform
What are the Goals?
- Improving the quality of life for all people with disabilities and their families.
- Removing barriers and opposing all forms of systemic segregation.
- Promoting full community integration and equal participation in every aspect of society.
What is the FLIC Systems Advocacy Team?
We are a network of local volunteers dedicated to making change through advocacy and action in regards to disability related issues. We are Part of the larger Statewide Systems Advocacy Network (SSAN) funded and supported by the NY Association on Independent Living.