The National Down Syndrome Society

http://www.ndss.org/Resources/ The link I posted above is for the National Down Syndrome Society. This site provides resources for families and people with Down Syndrome.  This agency is has been advocating for children and families of downs since 1979. The website is very informative and provides information and links that can benefit the families. Continue reading

Policymaker’s Guide to Initiatives Preschool to 3rd Grade

Here’s a great example of an easy resource designed for policymakers, by the bipartisan Education Commission of the States, who provide nonpartisan education analysis for states.

The primer summarizes key issues and poses central questions for policymakers. This is a great way to orient legislators to the issues.

Advocacy Proposal

Our group is doing our advocacy project on the Trinity River water flows and water rights for the Hoopa People. When water is taken from the river to ship to aggregate communities it lowers the water temperatures and kills the fish. The warm temperatures effect the wildlife, food supplies, causes illness and ruins diets for […] Continue reading