Courtney Pugh is a self-advocate from Carrollton. “By participating in Texas Partners in Policymaking, I plan to acquire the skills necessary to help people in my community learn their rights so they can become active participants in the community, too,” Pugh said.
Creating Awareness About the Need for Community Based Care in Texas
Increase public awareness on the status of community-based care and its impact on Texans with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The project will connect with community organizations and other stakeholders to inform the public on what they can do to help.