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Empowerment is when you have gained the confidence in yourself to have the light bulb go on in your head. You realize you can take control of your life and you understand that now you have done it. —Nancy Ward

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On Monday, the Congressional Budget Office released their report on what would happen if the Affordable Care Act repeal bill passes – and it’s…

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Right now, many people are getting involved in political advocacy for the first time. People are going to town hall meetings and making phone…

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ASAN is proud to announce the release of our plain language Affordable Care Act Toolkit for Self-Advocates, the first in a series of accessible…

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Trigger/content warning: An ableist slur (the R word) is used in a quote within this post.

My name is Reyma McCoy McDeid. I’m the…

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Yes, if you want to say that I was a drum major, say that I was a…

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Growing up with parents who were immigrants from Africa to the United States, I heard a lot of proverbs. I liked many of them,…

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