Preamble to APRIL’s National Advocacy Strategy
APRIL is a national membership organization dedicated to advancing the rights and responsibilities of people with disabilities in rural America.
APRIL is committed to an aggressive and culturally-appropriate advocacy strategy tied to our Vision statement: “APRIL is the unified voice of independent living in rural America.” In furtherance of that Vision, APRIL has engaged hundreds of members and dedicated many hours aimed at developing a mission-focused systems change agenda to further the civil rights of all people with disabilities regardless of age, disability, income, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion or nationality.
Equally as important to us, is ensuring that young people with disabilities are integrated into all facets of program development and delivery. We are truly committed to the mantra: Nothing About Us, Without Us.
- IL Funding
- Reauthorization of the Rehab Act
- Reauthorization of Farm Bill:
- Complete Community Care (C3):
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- Processes and Guidance for APRIL Advocacy Subcommittees
- Stand alone and emerging issues will remain the primary responsibility of the full Advocacy Committee.
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