In 2016, the Advocacy Center of Louisiana will launch its Empowerment Academy, the sole purpose of which is to provide adults with disabilities and their families the knowledge and skills they need to successfully assert their rights and get the results they want. Donate to AC's "Empowerment Academy" Campaign today!
Touro Synagogue invites children with disabilities to join its Krewe of VIPs for special access to an accessible viewing platform for certain Mardi Gras parades. This viewing area is free to children with disabilities and their families.
Meet AC Attorney Koki Otero!
The U.S. Congress is currently working on H.R. 2646, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act. This bill would severely weaken our Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness (PAIMI) program. Please contact Congress and tell them to #ProtectPAIMI by fixing the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act.
The Advocacy Center of Louisiana has recently helped several students with disabilities obtain access to assistive technology, such as iPads, for improved communication in school.
The March 5, 2016 primary is a closed party election in which the Democratic and Republican parties have decided that only voters registered within their party are eligible to vote on their Presidential candidates. Visit www.geauxvote.com to find out if you're registered to vote, find early voting locations and Election Day polling places, and to view your ballot.