Massachusetts Independent Living Council DI Workshop Meeting 5447300047Natick, MA, and Virtual, February 10th – May 4th, 2024, The Family Leadership Series is spread out over four sessions. It will be a combination in-person and virtual sessions. To participate you must attend all the sessions.
* To see if your community is Boston & Metro region, please visit the link below.
* 2024 Metro Family Leadership Series is a training focusing on how and why we advocate for our loved ones who have a disability.
About The Series: The Family Leadership Series has a three-fold purpose.

  • Learning the history of the disability and family support and Movement.
  • Creating A Vision – Families will learn how to create a vision with and for their loved one with a disability, towards and enviable life.
  • Policy-Making – learn about accessing and influencing , policies and funding streams that work for all.

There is no cost to you for the Family Leadership Series and materials. Department of Developmental Services (DDS) funds this opportunity.
2024 Metro Family Leadership Series Dates:

  • Saturday, February 10, 2024, 9am-12pm Meet & Greet (VIRTUAL)
  • Friday and Saturday, March 1 & 2 2024, 9am-5pm on both days (In-Person)
  • Friday and Saturday, April 5 & 6 2024, 9am-5pm on both days (In-Person)
  • Saturday, April 15, 2024, 9am-12pm (VIRTUAL)
  • Friday and Saturday, May 3 & 4 2024, 9am-5pm on both days (In-Person)

* The Department of Developmental Services pays for your lodging and meals.
For more information visit and scroll down, or contact the Lauri Medeiros, Metro – Boston Coordinator at (339) 224-8866 or (617) 605-7404 or  

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