2023 NC Down Syndrome Advocacy Day - The Down Syndrome Association of Greater Charlotte
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2023 NC Down Syndrome Advocacy Day

Join members of the greater Down syndrome community from across North Carolina in the Capital City for the Annual Down Syndrome Advocacy Day – No experience necessary – all information and training provided.

Down Syndrome Advocacy Day is your opportunity to improve the lives of people with Down syndrome and their families. You will:

  • Learn about the legislative process and how you can be involved
  • Practice your skills to communicate with legislators
  • Share your lived experience with legislators who create policies that directly impact people with Down syndrome

Who should attend Down Syndrome Advocacy Day?

  • People with Down Syndrome of all ages
  • Parents and family members of people with Down syndrome
  • Caregivers/Educators/Therapists/Healthcare providers
  • Agency representatives

Tuesday, March 28th

North Carolina Museum of History

Demonstration Gallery Meeting Room

Bicentennial Plaza

5 E Edenton St, Raleigh, NC 27601

Online registration closes March 24nd

Meet at the North Carolina Museum of History, located directly across the street from the North Carolina Legislative Complex

Down Syndrome Advocacy Day includes:

Registration starting at 9:00am

Training 9:30am

  • Legislative process
  • Routine legislative day
  • Navigating the legislative complex
  • Why build relationships with legislators
  • Importance of sharing your personal story
  • Reviewing your personal story

Organizing 10:30am

  • Coordinate into groups
  • Review schedule for meeting with legislators
  • Receive information distribution assignments

Advocating 11:00am

  • Meet with Legislators
  • Share your personal story
  • Distribute general information about Down syndrome


March 28, 2023


North Carolina Museum of History
5 E Edenton St
Raleigh, NC 27601 United States
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