Advocate and Youth Advocate of the Year Award
May 21, 2015
At this year’s 20/25 Event on July 16, 2015 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at The Scandinavian Heritage Park we will be presenting two awards:

The Advocate of the Year award honors a leader within the service area of Independence, Inc. The award is given to an individual who has fought hard to:
Improve the conditions and opportunities in the community for people with disabilities. 
Increased the community awareness of issues related to disabilities.
Work towards removing barriers for people with disabilities.
Worked to improve community participation for people with all types of disabilities.


The Youth Advocate of the Year award honors a young leader within the eleven county service area of Independence, Inc. The Youth Advocate of the Year is given to an individual who has fought hard to:
Improve the conditions and opportunities in the community for people with disabilities. 
Increase community awareness of issues related to disabilities.
Work towards removing barriers for people with disabilities.
Inspire youth to become future leaders and advocates for the disability community.

To nominate someone for the Advocate or Youth Advocate of the Year Awards Please click on the links below. 




Advocate and Youth Advocate of the Year Award
May 21, 2015
At this year’s 20/25 Event on July 16, 2015 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at The Scandinavian Heritage Park we will be presenting two awards:

The Advocate of the Year award honors a leader within the service area of Independence, Inc. The award is given to an individual who has fought hard to:
Improve the conditions and opportunities in the community for people with disabilities. 
Increased the community awareness of issues related to disabilities.
Work towards removing barriers for people with disabilities.
Worked to improve community participation for people with all types of disabilities.


The Youth Advocate of the Year award honors a young leader within the eleven county service area of Independence, Inc. The Youth Advocate of the Year is given to an individual who has fought hard to:
Improve the conditions and opportunities in the community for people with disabilities. 
Increase community awareness of issues related to disabilities.
Work towards removing barriers for people with disabilities.
Inspire youth to become future leaders and advocates for the disability community.

To nominate someone for the Advocate or Youth Advocate of the Year Awards Please click on the links below. 






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