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SELF-ADVOCACY FOR DISABLED CONFERENCE

Conferences designed to promote self-advocacy among the territory's disabled residents and those who work with and care for them have been planned by a coalition of Virgin Islands organizations.
The first annual "Speak About Issues … Voices That Count" conference, organized by UVI's V.I. University Center for the Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (VIUCEDD), will be held Sept. 24 and 25 on St. Croix and Oct. 1 and 2 on St. Thomas.
The sessions are free. On St. Croix they will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Territorial Court building at Kingshill. The St. Thomas sessions will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Windward Passage Hotel.
For details or to reserve space, contact the VIUCEDD St. Croix office at 692-1919 by Sept. 18. On St. Thomas, contact Wilbert Francis at 693-1189 by Sept. 23.

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