As part of Inclusion international's #LearnInspireLead World Congress, Empower Us led a series of workshops on self-advocacy.
The World Congress took place in Birmingham UK from the 30th May to the 1st June, over 1000 people from 72 countries took part in the Congress which focussed on how people with an intellectual disability, their families and the organisations they work with can Learn, Inspire and Lead the way to an incusive world!
We held four #EmpowerUs workshops during the Congress - What is Self-Advocacy, What is Good Support, What Are Rights and Advocacy in Action. All the sessions were led by members of our leadership team of self-advocates.
Every Empower Us workshop was full of self-advocates and their supporters from all around the world. At our most popular session we had over 150 people taking part!
A big thank you to everyone who came to our sessions and joined in the activities and shared their experiences. We look forward to keeping in contact with you!