Tuesday, January 15, 2013
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
21154 W. Shirley Rd.
Palatine , 60074
Microboards — a non-profit entity where the wishes and needs of a person with disabilities can be addressed in a manner that is liberating and enriching — can offer expertise, skills, and resources to empower people with disabilities and be instrumental in providing guidance to quality life outcomes.
Learn about Microboards:
~What a microboard is and is not
~An overview of the process used to help individuals and their families create microboards
~Examples of microboard success stories
~ What a cooperative is
~ What it means to be a member of a cooperative
~ What other cooperatives are doing
~ The proven steps to set up a cooperative
~ How governing your own company gives you choice and power over services and your life.
Teri Steinberg is the Chicago Regional Organizer for the Illinois Association of Microboards and Cooperatives since 2007.