NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR RIGHTS PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY

Announcing NARPA's 26th Annual Rights Conference:

"Seizing Opportunities for Change"

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2008 Conference Featured Speakers

Michael Perlin
International Disability Rights Expert and Author

Catherine Penney
Of Dante’s Cure, Her True Story

Susan Stefan
Significant Developments in Mental Health Law - 2008

Dr. Stefan Kruszewski
How Are We "Treating" Children?

Plenaries by
L
atino Activists and Leaders including Wilfredo Soto & Delia Seldana
Peer Advocacy Specialists: "Progress and Problems"
Juvenile Justice Advocates

 

A Special Presentation:
Tribute to Institutionalized Musicians


Workshops presented by well-known advocates
and activists including

Jennifer Mathis * Bill Stewart * Ron Bassman
Jim Gottstein * Darby Penney * Dennis Feld * Emmett Dwyer
Mark Joyce * Pat Risser * Brian East * John Breeding
Eliza and Ted Eller, Emily Johnson and Ann Creighton of Ionia
Ann Rider * Ira Burnim * Moira Dolan * Lauren DeWitt


Conference activities will be held at the University of Texas Thompson Conference Center.
Hotel accommodations are at the nearby AT&T Conference Center,
within walking distance or accessible by shuttle.

Full Conference Schedule available

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR RIGHTS PROTECTION AND ADVOCACY

Further information is available at www.narpa.org or by calling 256-564-9933.

For 25 years, NARPA has provided an educational conference with inspiring keynoters and outstanding workshops. We learn from each other, share with colleagues and come together as a community committed to social justice for people with psychiatric labels and developmental disabilities.

We invite YOU to join US in Austin, October 1-4, 2008.


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