Our new Self-Advocacy classes are coming up, with classes starting in July
Our new Self-Advocacy classes are coming up, with classes starting in July
Dear Friend, 

Sign up for Self-Advocacy Classes!

Use creativity to expand your voice and choice and live your best life - everyday. 

All adults with disabilities ages 18+

July 7 - September 30
Choose from one of three weekly times: 
Mondays 10am-11pm CDT, Wednesdays 1-2pm CDT, Thursdays 4-5pm CDT

Online & Pay-What-You-Can, 
with in-person coming this Fall!
All classes have ASL Interpretation and Closed Captioning.
Matt Guidry, a white man with long silver hair, rides a kick scooter down a prairie park trail next to his two kids: Caleb, an adult with wavy blond hair who uses a wheelchair, and pushing behind, Lillian, a tall teen with short dark hair.
Matt Guidry enjoying the trails with his two kids, Caleb and Lillian.

Be a part of something new.
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"When we started Upstream Arts 15 years ago, our focus was on the individual," says Co-Founder and Artistic Director Matt Guidry. Now, over a decade later, we're getting ready to launch our first ever open-to-the-public Self-Advocacy classes for adults with disabilities. "One of the greatest needs of our disability community is the opportunity to manage one’s own life choices, to lead a self-determined life. That's why these classes designed to strengthen self-advocacy skills are so important."
Want to support this new branch of our programming? Sign up or help us spread the word by sharing this flyer (alt text embedded)! Whether you join us for one class or once a week, we're hoping that our Self-Advocacy classes will become a regular practice space where we can build community, creativity, skills, healthy boundaries, and a deeper sense of self.
WHAT: Upstream Arts NEW Self-Advocacy classes
WHO: Adults with disabilities ages 18+
WHERE: Online
WHEN: Choose between 3 weekly class times July 7 - Sept 30:
Mondays 10am-11pm CDT
Wednesdays 1-2pm CDT
Thursdays 4-5pm CDT
Summer classes are pay-what-you-can, with opportunities to use waivered dollars this fall! ASL Interpretation and Closed Captioning provided.
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