Em­pow­er­ment gets all hands up in city

Shepparton News - - NEWS -

About 50 peo­ple (pic­tured above and right) came to­gether through the week to cel­e­brate self-ad­vo­cacy.

A self-ad­vo­cacy feast was held for lo­cal peo­ple from cul­tur­ally and lin­guis­ti­cally di­verse com­mu­ni­ties.

Self-ad­vo­cates from Mel­bourne and Shep­par­ton got to­gether to de­velop the self­ad­vo­cacy move­ment in Shep­par­ton.

The self-ad­vo­cates show­cased a liv­ing ex­am­ple of how em­pow­er­ment can change lives.

Pic­tures: Liz Ar­cus

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