2015 Autism Campus Inclusion (ACI) Leadership Academy
Accepting applications through February 15, 2015Jan 14, 2015The Autistic Self Advocacy Network is now accepting applications for the 2015 Autism Campus Inclusion (ACI) Leadership Academy (http://autisticadvocacy.org/2015/01/aci-2015-applications-are-now-open/)
The ACI summer leadership training prepares Autistic students to create systems change on their college campuses. Accepted applicants will travel to Washington, DC and participate in advocacy training from May 30 to June 6, 2015. Participants will acquire valuable skills in community organizing, policy formation, and activism. Travel and lodging are fully covered by ASAN.
View the flyer (http://autisticadvocacy.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/ACI-2015-Flyer.pdf), or watch the video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DU7DdQ4W5Do) of the program's 2013 alumni sharing their experiences!
Applicants must identify as Autistic and be current college students with at least one year remaining before graduation. The Autistic Self Advocacy Network will cover travel and lodging costs for all ACI students. The ASAN specifically encourages students of color, LGBT students, students with intellectual disabilities, AAC users, and students from other or multiply marginalized communities to apply.
To apply, please submit a completed application by February 15, 2015 to Natalia Rivera Morales at NRiveraMorales@autisticadvocacy.org with the subject line "2015 ACI Application."
View and download the application here: http://autisticadvocacy.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/2015-ACI-Application.pdf.
If you need assistance or accommodations at any stage, please contact Natalia Rivera Morales at NRiveraMorales@autisticadvocacy.org.