Thursday, February 18, 2021

SANYS Weekly Event Update for the week of 2/16/2021

And here’s what you might have missed last week

 Quote of the Week suggested and shared by Cynthia Gilchrist:

“Greatness is not measured by what a man or woman accomplishes, but by the opposition he or she has overcome to reach his goals.” - Dorothy Height

 Right of the week by Marilyn Stata, DDSO Rights Advocate:

The right that we are talking about today Right to work This is an important right everyone has a choice of what type of work they would like to do. Whether its a paycheck or volunteer or a day program. This is very important for everyone.

 Last Week’s Wednesday Staying Connected Call links
Luther Layne (Saint Joy) Website: https://sites.google.com/view/lutheractivesite/

Presentation powerpoint: "Growing Up in America through Luther's Eyes"


Last Week’s Adventure Time

Artwork shared by:

Janet - shared a few personally created pieces of artwork and what type of materials she uses: watercolor and pencils.

Katie - shared a personally created piece of artwork telling us that she uses markers with a fine tip and sometimes uses medium tipped markers.

Russell - shared a cross that he made and keeps in his bedroom.

Shameka - video featuring Maya Angelou reciting poem Still I Rise

 Virtual Tour shared by:

Josh Derrick


 Music:

Sujeet Desai - shared his talent playing the violin to a valentine song for us.

Song video shared by: Laverne - I Smile by Kirk Franklin.


 Other items shared by:

Becky - shared she has The Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone book on her Kindle and is following along as Susan reads.

Andy  - shared he has the 6th book in the Harry Potter Series.

Johnny - shared if he finds the fountain of youth he will share that with us.

 Book reading: Harry Potter and The Sorcerer's Stone

Susan read out loud from chapter 10 and part of chapter 11, leaving off just as Harry is to step foot on the Quidditch field for his first Quidditch match.(Harry is excited but also hopes no one can see his knees knocking).

 Closing Poem:

Susan - shared "Snow Kisses" (see attached screenshot for the poem).

 Invite your friends and see you all next week, if not before.

Friday's Open Mic theme and song:

Matthew Maclean song suggestion: "We Are The World", written by Lionel Richie and Michael Jackson

 "I thought that "We Are the World" the 1980's version would be a great song to share because it talks about uniting the world for a cause, in the song case was to end the famine in Africa, but this song sends a strong message that we need to unite to make this world a better world." - Matt Maclean  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9AjkUyX0rVw

 Laverne Scott helped lead the closing song

 Self-advocates Speak Up in Legislative Sessions and Rallies

SANYS affiliated self-advocates across NYS spoke up loud and clear this past week at several sessions and rallies with legislators. Courageous Congratulations to everyone who advocated on behalf of themselves and others! We are SANYS Strong and People Powerful!

This week’s Self Advocacy in Action TV episode- Cool Tech! Lee Hartlieb, Exceptional Entrepreneurs interviews his dad about his laptop turned touch talker:


 See past shows and subscribe here: https://www.youtube.com/sainaction
Check out the SA in Action Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/SAINACTION/

After watching the videos, if you are inspired by what you see or have new ideas, consider being a guest, host, or producer on SA in Action TV!  Contact sainaction@gmail.com

Here is what’s coming up this week

Tuesday February 16

10-11a Coffee Chat hosted by People Inc.


Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

 

11:00 am Social Justice Group hosted by Center for Self Advocacy


One tap mobile +17209289299,,86200517129#,,,,,,0#,,12344#

Dial by your location

        +1 720 928 9299

Meeting ID: 862 0051 7129

Passcode: 12344

 

4:30-5:30pm Tea Time hosted by People Inc.


Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

 

Wednesday February 17th

 

10-11a Coffee Chat hosted by People Inc.


Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

 

1-2:30pm Staying Connected Advocacy/Wellness

Guest Speakers: Advocacy Update + Shanell Davis: Black Wall Street


Meeting ID: 884 3313 6961

Call in: 1-929-205-6099


3-4:30pm Adventure Time Wednesday: Exploring the World through Art: Books, Poems, and Music.


Meeting ID: 833 8663 9115  Call In#1-929-205-6099

Passcode: 12344

 

4:30-5:30pm Tea Time hosted by People Inc.


Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

 

Thursday, February 18th

10-11a Coffee Chat hosted by People Inc.


Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

 

11 am – noon Communication is Key chat, hosted by the Center for Self Advocacy, Inc.


Meeting ID: 632 063 927

Password:12344

One tap mobile: +16468769923,,632063927#,,,,0#,,12344# (US, New York)

 

1-2pm SARTAC ZOOM Meeting

Topic – Our Work to Pass a New Law: The Sex Education Act for People with DD

Join on a computer, tablet, or smartphone


Or call 1-929-436-2866 and the Meeting ID: 324 815 633

Or go to zoom.us click on join a meeting and put in 324 815 633

 

4:30p-5:30p Thursday Coloring/Crafts/Conversation hosted by People Inc 


Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org


Friday February 19th

10-11a Coffee Chat from

hosted by People Inc.


Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to  rbanner@people-inc.org

 

1:00 – 3:00pm Staying Connected: Open Mic Support Group


 

4:30p-5:30p Friday  Happy Hour Hosted by People Inc


Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

 
Saturday February 20th  

1-2pm Saturday Social hosted by People Inc.


Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

Meeting ID: 953 6268 9438
Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/ad76AIx6Zs

 7:30-9:30 DJ Joe Dance Party

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 980 7494 6684
One tap mobile
+16699006833,,98074946684# US (San Jose)
+19292056099,,98074946684# US (New York)

 MARK YOUR CALENDARS

 February 23, 2021

 7pm-8:15pm Fighting for Our Vote - Virtual Webinar with SANYS, NAACP, and the League of Women Voters

 Explore the progress that our country and our state have made towards full citizenship for all. Panelists include BJ Stasio, SANYS President, Jennifer Wilson, Deputy Director of the League of Women Voters NYS, and L. Nathan Hare, Director Community Action Organization of WNY.


 The next SPEAC talent show will be held March 10th at 7 pm.  Below is the link to register.  Looking forward to another fun evening of singling, dancing, poetry, and more!

 Here is the link to register:

Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Monday, February 8, 2021

Self Advocacy Weekly Update for the Week of 2/8

SANYS Weekly Event Update for the week of 2/8/2021
 
And here’s what you might have missed last week

 Quote of the Week shared by Shameka:

“Greatness is not measured by what a man or woman accomplishes, but by the opposition he or she has overcome to reach his goals.” - Dorothy Height

as suggested by Shameka Andrews

 

Right of the week by Marilyn Stata, DDSO Rights Advocate:

The right this week is Freedom from Discrimination I am choosing this right to show that People who have developmental disabilities can be discriminated by the general public. No matter how we become more involved with society.

Black History Figure: Faith Ringgold, Artist and Activist- If One Can Anyone Can All You Gotta Do is Try https://youtu.be/Comf9SetjRA

Why Black History month? 


 
Song of the week: Mary J Blige- Just Fine


This week’s Self Advocacy in Action TV Show: https://youtu.be/5pNjTepYuo4 

See past shows and subscribe here: https://www.youtube.com/sainaction
Check out the SA in Action Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/SAINACTION/

After watching the videos, if you are inspired by what you see or have new ideas, consider being a guest, host, or producer on SA in Action TV! Contact sainaction@gmail.com

 Here is what’s coming up this week
Monday February 8th

 9:00am NYAIL’s Advocacy Week Kickoff – If you want to attend the legislation events this week sponsored by NY Association on Independent Living (NYAIL) you should attend this: Register Here

 9:30-10:00 Coffee Clutch


Meeting ID: 200 922 882

One tap mobile +19292056099,,200922882# US (New York)

 

11:00AM Advocate Coordination Meeting with Todd Vaarwerk, (sponsored by WNYIL)

All Self-Advocates who plan to attend a meeting with a legislator should be present during this meeting at which time you’ll get the full list of legislative visits going on throughout the week.

February 8th at 11:00AM

Zoom Link

Call in: +1-929-205-6099 … Meeting ID: 870 2079 8901# … Passcode: *952402#

 10-11a Coffee Chat hosted by People Inc.


Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

 

1-2pm SARTAC ZOOM Meeting

Topic – What Do Diverse Civil Rights Movement Have In Common   

Join on a computer, tablet, or smartphone


Or call 1-929-436-2866 and the Meeting ID: 324 815 633

Or go to zoom.us click on join a meeting and put in 324 815 633

 

4:30-5:30pm Tea Time hosted by People Inc.


Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

 Tuesday February 9th  

 10-11a Coffee Chat hosted by People Inc.


Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

 11:00 am Social Justice Group hosted by Center for Self Advocacy


One tap mobile +17209289299,,86200517129#,,,,,,0#,,12344#

Dial by your location

        +1 720 928 9299

Meeting ID: 862 0051 7129

Passcode: 12344

 

2-3pm Check-In Tuesday’s  

Checking in with each other, fun role playing skits using real life and imagined situations, games and more, as we join together, for each other!! 

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84239603600 (same zoom meeting link each week) or Call: 1-929-205-6099. Meeting ID: 842 3960 3600

 

4:30-5:30pm Tea Time hosted by People Inc.


Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

 Wednesday February 10th

 10-11a Coffee Chat hosted by People Inc.


Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

 

1-2:30pm Staying Connected Advocacy/Wellness

Topic: Care Coordination: What’s New and How it Affects You - Rachel Martin, Regional Director, Person Centered Services

Meeting ID: 884 3313 6961

Call in: 1-929-205-6099


3-4:30pm Adventure Time Wednesday: Exploring the World through Art: Books, Poems, and Music.


Meeting ID: 833 8663 9115 Call In#1-929-205-6099 Passcode: 12344

 

4:30-5:30pm Tea Time hosted by People Inc.


Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

 Thursday, February 11

 

10-11a Coffee Chat hosted by People Inc.


Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

 11 am – noon: Women’s Group, hosted by the Center for Self Advocacy, Inc.


Meeting ID: 829 0917 0074

Password on request to smascio@center4sa.org

 1-2pm SARTAC ZOOM Meeting

Topic – Make Your Own Vision Board with Shameka Andrews

Join on a computer, tablet, or smartphone


Or call 1-929-436-2866 and the Meeting ID: 324 815 633

Or go to zoom.us click on join a meeting and put in 324 815 633



4:30p-5:30p Thursday Coloring/Crafts/Conversation Hosted by People Inc


Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

Friday February 12th

 Coffee Chat from 10-11a

hosted by People Inc.


Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

 

1:00 – 3:00pm Staying Connected: Open Mic Support Group


 

4:30p-5:30p Happy Hour Hosted by People Inc


Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

 

Saturday February 13th

 

1-2pm Saturday Social hosted by People Inc.


Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

Meeting ID: 953 6268 9438
Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/ad76AIx6Zs

 

7:30-9:30 DJ Joe Dance Party

Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 980 7494 6684
One tap mobile
+16699006833,,98074946684# US (San Jose)
+19292056099,,98074946684# US (New York)


Wednesday, February 3, 2021

WNY Partnership Coalition Survey - Reminder Survey Deadline is February 15th

Hello Western Region Self-advocates and Advisors,

Thank you to all of the people who have already filled out the WNY Partnership Coalition Pandemic survey!

If you haven't filled it out yet, please do. That would help us very much! If you are not a person living with a disability, but you know people who are, please share the survey or assist people to fill it out. If you are in a self-advocacy group, please feel free to share it with your group.

This is the link:

About the Partnership Coalition and this 2020 Pandemic Survey of People Living with Disabilities:

Our Mission: 

We are a coalition of diverse voices advocating for collaboration that promotes best practices and true inclusion of people with disabilities in all aspects of life.

Our members include self-advocates, family members, and staff from provider agencies in our area.

Why we asking these questions: 

The Partnership Coalition wants to learn about things going on in the community and needs feedback from you, a person living with a disability, to help us focus on what is the most important to you. We want to expand our scope to address YOUR issues here in the local community. Your information will be kept confidential. 

At this time there is a world-wide pandemic known as COVID-19 and many people have been affected. Some more than others. Over 350 million Americans have died and many more have been infected. People have lost jobs, have been isolated from loved ones, and are experiencing increased anxiety and depression.

You may seek assistance from a friend or caregiver to complete the survey but the responses should be your own. Please complete this brief survey by February 15th, 2021. Thank you!

Sophia Roberts, SANYS

Monday, February 1, 2021

Self Advocacy Events Weekly Update for 2-1-21

Self Advocacy Events Weekly Update for 2-1-21
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Self Advocacy Weekly Event Update for the week of 2/1/2021
 

And here’s what you might have missed last week

 

These are the links from this past week: 

Wednesday- Link to watch the Livestream of Feb 5th’s Senate hearing on disability issues: https://www.nysenate.gov/calendar/public-hearings/february-05-2021/joint-legislative-public-hearing-2021-executive-budget    

 

Quote of the Week shared by Shameka: “Catch the Fire” by Sonia Sanchez
https://furiousflower.org/catch-the-fire-by-sonia-sanchez/

As suggested by Nadine Daley

 

Right of the week by Marilyn Stata, DDSO Rights Advocate:

Today I am doing a right from the Human rights : Your right this week is

Right to life, freedom and personal security I am talking about this right so that we all know that we have these rights and that they are not just from the OPWDD bill of rights.

 

Song of the Week: Free Falling by Tom Petty

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PIuAFrLeXfY

 

Friday’s news article for discussion: https://www.disabilityscoop.com/2021/01/25/biden-pandemic-strategy-puts-focus-on-people-with-disabilities/29163/ 

 

Friday’s Song of the week: Together by King and Country (as suggested by Allen Fontaine)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lR1Hk0FVi_k&list=PLo_M2sK_ayScDguyvrcJoWp60DIwpIWHp

 

Quote and Song Suggestions for Wednesday and Friday Staying Connected Zoom Calls :

 

Hello Everyone,

 

Music is often what people turn to when looking for hope, inspiration, or a way to capture their most passionate feelings. Uplifting and thought -provoking Quotes can help us have renewed hope and perspective.  

 We would like to offer you an opportunity to share your song suggestions and quote of the week suggestions for the Wednesday and Friday SANYS "Staying Connected Zooms.

Here's how you can submit your suggestion(s):

Email Susan O'Hearn @ sohearn@sanys.org your music and/or quote suggestion(s) along with a brief description of why you chose the song(s) and/or quote(s). When submitting a quote, include if you would be comfortable being the person to read the quote out loud during the meeting or if you'd like a member of our SANYS team to read it out loud on your behalf, should your quote suggestion be selected for that week.  
With gratitude,

Susan

 

Self-Advocacy in Action TV Show

Did you know that over 20 years ago Chester Finn started a TV show called Self Advocacy in Action? Now, the Self Advocacy in Action TV Show is back up and running on You Tube! Alex, Engelic, Lee, Mike and the rest of the SA in Action crew would like to invite you to join in and contribute your own material.

Do you produce videos? Would you like your work to be featured on Self Advocacy in Action? Would you like to be a host on the show and interview people? Do you want to be interviewed?

If so, please contact Mike Rogers or Sophia Roberts at western@sanys.org and we’ll let you know what to do to be on the show. 

Each week we will be releasing a short video to be shared in the weekly update. This week is an interview with Mike Rogers about transportation, and we hope to have interviews by a variety of hosts on all sorts of subjects in the future like relationships, sexuality, adaptive fashion, social media, technology, disabled entrepreneurs and artists, advocacy and life.

Here’s our first video for this week: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hSxXDOwA6og&pbjreload=101

You can also see past shows and subscribe here: https://www.youtube.com/sainaction
And see what’s up on the Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/SAINACTION/

After watching the videos, if you are inspired by what you see or have new and better ideas, consider being on SA in Action TV!

 

Here is what’s coming up this week

 

Monday February 1

 

9:30am – 10:00am (sometimes 10:30am!) Coffee Clutch w/ Long Island: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/200922882
Meeting ID: 200 922 882
One tap mobile +19292056099,,200922882# US (New York)

 

10-11a Coffee Chat hosted by People Inc.
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7163227070
Meeting ID 716 322 7070
Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

 

1-2pm SARTAC ZOOM Meeting
Topic – Civil Rights Groups Passing Laws to Get Things Changed  
Join on a computer, tablet, or smartphone
https://zoom.us/j/324815633
Or call 1-929-436-2866 and the Meeting ID: 324 815 633
Or go to zoom.us click on join a meeting and put in 324 815 633

 

Tuesday February 2nd  

 

10-11a Coffee Chat hosted by People Inc.
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7163227070
Meeting ID 716 322 7070
Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

 

11:00 am Social Justice Group hosted by Center for Self Advocacy
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86200517129?pwd=WE9ZQlFDRW9OV3JDeTRjWDI5NzNuQT09
One tap mobile +17209289299,,86200517129#,,,,,,0#,,12344#
Dial by your location
 +1 720 928 9299
Meeting ID: 862 0051 7129
Passcode: 12344

 

4:30-5:30pm Tea Time hosted by People Inc.
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7163227070
Meeting ID 716 322 7070
Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

 

Wednesday February 3rd  

 

10-11a Coffee Chat hosted by People Inc.
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7163227070
Meeting ID 716 322 7070
Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

 

1-2:30pm Staying Connected Advocacy/Wellness
Topic: Black History Month Kick off and Open Discussion
Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88433136961
Meeting ID: 884 3313 6961
Call in: 1-929-205-6099


3-4:30pm Adventure Time Wednesday: Exploring the World through Art: Books, Poems, and Music.

Zoomlink: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83386639115?pwd=U3prVXF5RFh1K0MzQU5LeC9FaE5sZz09
Meeting ID: 833 8663 9115 Call In#1-929-205-6099
Passcode: 12344

 

4:30-5:30pm Tea Time hosted by People Inc.
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7163227070
Meeting ID 716 322 7070
Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

 

7:00 PM SPEAC Talent Show

 Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIodu-tpjkuHdxJbWE_OlCZwLGaMveSpJgn 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

 

Thursday February 4th

10-11a Coffee Chat hosted by People Inc.
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7163227070
Meeting ID 716 322 7070
Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

 

11 am – noon
Communication is Key chat, hosted by the Center for Self Advocacy, Inc.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/632063927
Meeting ID: 632 063 927
Password:12344
One tap mobile: +16468769923,,632063927#,,,,0#,,12344# (US, New York)

1-2pm SARTAC ZOOM Meeting
Topic – Civil Rights Groups Taking Direct Action to Get Things Changed
https://zoom.us/j/324815633
Or call 1-929-436-2866 and the Meeting ID: 324 815 633
Or go to zoom.us click on join a meeting and put in 324 815 633


4:30p-5:30p Thursday Coloring/Crafts/Conversation hosted by People Inc
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7163227070
Meeting ID 716 322 7070
Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org


Friday February 5th

Coffee Chat from 10-11a
hosted by People Inc.
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7163227070
Meeting ID 716 322 7070
Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

 

1:00 – 3:00pm Staying Connected: Open Mic Support Group
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84144965654

 

4:30p-5:30p Happy Hour Hosted by People Inc
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7163227070
Meeting ID 716 322 7070
Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

 

Saturday February 6th  

 

1-2pm Saturday Social hosted by People Inc.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7163227070

Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

Meeting ID: 953 6268 9438
Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/ad76AIx6Zs

 

7:30-9:30 DJ Joe Dance Party

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/98074946684

Meeting ID: 980 7494 6684
One tap mobile
+16699006833,,98074946684# US (San Jose)
+19292056099,,98074946684# US (New York)

Thursday, January 28, 2021

New SAinAction Episode: A Conversation on Public Transportation

After our Covid hiatus Self Advocacy in Action is back with the first episode of the new year. Mike Rogers and Sophia Roberts talk about the ways that you can learn about, get trained to use and increase your independence with public transportation.
Watch and share!


Monday, January 25, 2021

SANYS Weekly Event Update for the week of 1/25/2021

Hello Everyone, 

See below, and attached, the SANYS Weekly Update for this week. Lots of wonderful opportunities to join in with. Please share.

SANYS Weekly Event Update for the week of 1/25/2021

 And here’s what you might have missed last week

Here is a link to the vaccine easy read we presented on Wednesday:

https://bit.ly/2KGThMY

And here is the Youtube Link:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rNZNNeSU2v0&t=180s


Featured Videos:

 The Story of Martin Luther King Jr. by Kid President
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4xXZhXTFWnE  

Kid President meets the President of The United States 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TssZ9Uma1-w

Kid President has a Dream 
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pIUOdrWl-ts

 

Song of the Week:

Sweet Honey In The Rock - Calypso Freedom (All For Freedom)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wm2ulOy8OFM

 

Right of the week with Marilyn Stata, Finger Lakes DDSO

Today's right from OPWDD is right # 3 which states: The Right to Privacy with Personal Care, to the ability of the person served . I am choosing this right because I believe that we all have a right to privacy no matter what unless you feel harmed or threatened in any way.

 

Quote of the Week shared by Shameka:

“You may encounter many defeats, but you must not be defeated. In fact, it may be necessary to encounter the defeats, so you can know who you are, what you can rise from, how you can still come out of it.” – Maya Angelou

 

Quote and Song Suggestions for Wednesday and Friday Staying Connected Zoom Calls :

 

Hello Everyone,

 

Music is often what people turn to when looking for hope, inspiration, or a way to capture their most passionate feelings. Uplifting and thought -provoking Quotes can help us have renewed hope and perspective.  

 

We would like to offer you an opportunity to share your song suggestions and quote of the week suggestions for the Wednesday and Friday SANYS "Staying Connected Zooms.

 

Here's how you can submit your suggestion(s):

Email Susan O'Hearn @ sohearn@sanys.org your music and/or quote suggestion(s) along with a brief description of why you chose the song(s) and/or quote(s). When submitting a quote, include if you would be comfortable being the person to read the quote out loud during the meeting or if you'd like a member of our SANYS team to read it out loud on your behalf, should your quote suggestion be selected for that week.  

 

With gratitude,

Susan

 

Online Adaptive Fitness Classes and Websites

 

https://www.borp.org/borp-online-fitness-studio/

 

https://www.borp.org/online-fitness-options/

 

 

Here is what’s coming up this week

 

Monday January 25th

 

9:30-10:00 Coffee Clutch hosted by Long Island Region

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/200922882

Meeting ID: 200 922 882

One tap mobile

+19292056099,,200922882#

Contact Michelle or Marisol with questions and concerns

mflood@sanys.org; sanysliregion@gmail.com

 

10-11a Coffee Chat hosted by People Inc.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7163227070

Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

 

1pm-2pm SARTAC ZOOM Meeting

Topic – Self Advocates Civil Rights Movement

https://zoom.us/j/324815633

Or call 1-929-436-2866 and the Meeting ID: 324 815 633

Or go to zoom.us click on join a meeting and put in 324 815 633

 

Tuesday January 26th

 

10-11a Coffee Chat hosted by People Inc.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7163227070

Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

 

11:00 am Social Justice Group hosted by Center for Self Advocacy

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86200517129?pwd=WE9ZQlFDRW9OV3JDeTRjWDI5NzNuQT09

One tap mobile +17209289299,,86200517129#,,,,,,0#,,12344#

Dial by your location

        +1 720 928 9299

Meeting ID: 862 0051 7129

Passcode: 12344

 

2:30pm -3:10pm Self-Advocates End Police Violence Discussion Group

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/6314895288?pwd=Lzl1SmhFYkNtd2VERS9WVCtzTkdBUT09
Meeting ID: 631 489 5288
Passcode: 6pSice

 

4:30-5:30pm Tea Time hosted by People Inc.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7163227070

Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

 

Wednesday January 27th  

 

10-11a Coffee Chat hosted by People Inc.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7163227070

Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

 

1-2:30pm Staying Connected Advocacy/Wellness

Topic: How to Write to Your Legislator presented by Sandy Mislow

Zoom Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88433136961

Meeting ID: 884 3313 6961

Call in: 1-929-205-6099


3-4:30pm Adventure Time Wednesday: Exploring the World through Art: Books, Poems, and Music.

Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83386639115?pwd=U3prVXF5RFh1K0MzQU5LeC9FaE5sZz09

Meeting ID: 833 8663 9115 Call In#1-929-205-6099

Passcode: 12344

 

4:30-5:30pm Tea Time hosted by People Inc.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7163227070

Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

 

Thursday January 28th

10-11a Coffee Chat hosted by People Inc.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7163227070

Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

 

11 am - noon Women’s Group Hosted by Center for Self Advocacy, Inc.

How to join:

Join Zoom Meeting

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82909170074

Meeting ID: 829 0917 0074

Passcode: email smascio@center4sa.org for passcode 

 

1pm-2pm SARTAC ZOOM Meeting

Topic – Civil Rights Groups Using Courts to Get Things Changed   

https://zoom.us/j/324815633

Or call 1-929-436-2866 and the Meeting ID: 324 815 633

Or go to zoom.us click on join a meeting and put in 324 815 633

 

3:00-4:00pm NY ABLE Spotlight

Join the ABLE National Resource Center as we spotlight the New York ABLE Program, which is open to all ABLE-eligible New York residents.

The NY ABLE Program is a tax-advantaged savings program for people with disabilities and their families to save for their current or long-term needs while keeping federal benefits programs such as Supplemental Security Income (SSI), Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Medicaid.

Who is eligible for NY ABLE?
How you can save and grow or grow your money with a NY ABLE account?
What are qualified disability expenses?
How to sign up for a NY ABLE account
 

To attend, register for the Webinar:

https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Y0okJE-7QnaiM4qt-9CLtg

 

4:30-5:30pm Thursday Coloring/Crafts/Conversation hosted by People Inc.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7163227070

Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org


Friday January 22nd

 

10-11a Coffee Chat hosted by People Inc.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7163227070

Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

 

1:00 – 3:00pm Staying Connected: Open Mic Support Group

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84144965654

 

4:30p-5:30p Friday Happy Hour Hosted by People Inc

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7163227070

Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

 

Saturday January 30th


1-2pm Saturday Social hosted by People Inc.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7163227070

Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

Meeting ID: 953 6268 9438

 

7:30-9:30 DJ Joe Dance Party 

https://zoom.us/j/98074946684
Meeting ID: 980 7494 6684
One tap mobile
+16699006833,,98074946684#


MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!!!!


SPEAC Talent Show on February 3rd at 7:00


You are invited to a Zoom meeting. 
When: Feb 3, 2021 07:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) 

Register in advance for this meeting:
https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIodu-tpjkuHdxJbWE_OlCZwLGaMveSpJgn 

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.


Tuesday, January 19, 2021

SANYS Weekly Event Update for the week of 1/18/2021

SANYS Weekly Event Update for the week of 1/18/2021

 

And here’s what you might have missed last week


Featured Video: Inside the Lab That Invented the COVID-19 Vaccine

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-92HQA0GcI8

 

Right of the week with Marilyn Stata, Finger Lakes DDSO

Today's right from OPWDD is right #7 which states: 

The opportunity to request an alternate living/work/day program setting .

 

Quote of the Week:

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.― Martin Luther King Jr., Letter from the Birmingham Jail

 

Last Friday’s Staying Connected Open Mic Song and Video 

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UUlaseGrkLc

Katie Schwartz's pick: Thank You for Being a Friend https://youtu.be/voNEgCKzves

 

Quote and Song Suggestions for Wednesday and Friday Staying Connected Zoom Calls :

 

Hello Everyone,

 

Music is often what people turn to when looking for hope, inspiration, or a way to capture their most passionate feelings.   Uplifting and thought -provoking Quotes can help us have renewed hope and perspective.  

 We would like to offer you an opportunity to share your song suggestions and quote of the week suggestions for the Wednesday and Friday SANYS "Staying Connected Zooms.

 Here's how you can submit your suggestion(s):

Email Susan O'Hearn @ sohearn@sanys.org your music and/or quote suggestion(s) along with a brief description of why you chose the song(s) and/or quote(s).  When submitting a quote, include if you would be comfortable being the person to read the quote out loud during the meeting or if you'd like a member of our SANYS team to read it out loud on your behalf, should your quote suggestion be selected for that week.  

 With gratitude,

Susan

 

Online Adaptive Fitness Classes and Websites

 

https://www.borp.org/borp-online-fitness-studio/

 

https://www.borp.org/online-fitness-options/

 

Here is what’s coming up this week

 

Monday January 18th

 

No Coffee Clutch today – Happy MLK Day

 

10-11a Coffee Chat hosted by People Inc.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7163227070

Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

 

 

 

1-2pm SARTAC ZOOM Meeting

Topic – Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. How his message rings true today

Join on a computer, tablet, or smartphone

https://zoom.us/j/324815633

Or call 1-929-436-2866 and the Meeting ID: 324 815 633

Or go to zoom.us click on join a meeting and put in 324 815 633

 

Tuesday January 19th

 

10-11a Coffee Chat hosted by People Inc.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7163227070

Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

 

11:00 am Social Justice Group hosted by Center for Self Advocacy

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86200517129?pwd=WE9ZQlFDRW9OV3JDeTRjWDI5NzNuQT09

One tap mobile +17209289299,,86200517129#,,,,,,0#,,12344#

Dial by your location

        +1 720 928 9299

Meeting ID: 862 0051 7129

Passcode: 12344

 

4:30-5:30pm Tea Time hosted by People Inc.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7163227070

Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

 

Wednesday January 20th  

 

10-11a Coffee Chat hosted by People Inc.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7163227070

Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

 

1-2:30pm Staying Connected Advocacy/Wellness

Topic: Vaccine Q & A

Guest Speakers: Frank Cammarata, Erie County Office for People with Disabilities- Phases Rollout

Dr. Lito Gutierrez, retired physician- About the Vaccine

 

Zoom Link:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88433136961

Meeting ID: 884 3313 6961

Call in: 1-929-205-6099


3-4:30pm Adventure Time Wednesday: Exploring the World through Art: Books, Poems, and Music.

Zoomlink:  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83386639115?pwd=U3prVXF5RFh1K0MzQU5LeC9FaE5sZz09

Meeting ID: 833 8663 9115  Call In#1-929-205-6099

Passcode: 12344

 

4:30-5:30pm Tea Time hosted by People Inc.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7163227070

Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

 

Thursday January 21st

10-11a Coffee Chat hosted by People Inc.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7163227070

Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

 

Communication is Key biweekly chat

Host: Center for Self Advocacy, Inc.

Date: Thursday, January 21, 2021

Time: 11:00 am - noon 

How to join:

Link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/632063927

Meeting ID: 632 063 927

Password:12344

One tap mobile: +16468769923,,632063927#,,,,0#,,12344# (US, New York)

 

1-2pm SARTAC ZOOM Meetings

Topic – LGBTQ Civil Rights Movement  

Join on a computer, tablet, or smartphone

https://zoom.us/j/324815633

Or call 1-929-436-2866 and the Meeting ID: 324 815 633

Or go to zoom.us click on join a meeting and put in 324 815 633

 

Zoom Meetings Hosted by People Inc

Thursday Coloring/Crafts/Conversation from 4:30p-5:30p

 

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7163227070

Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org


Friday January 22nd

 

Coffee Chat from 10-11a

hosted by People Inc.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7163227070

Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to  rbanner@people-inc.org

 

1:00 – 3:00pm Staying Connected: Open Mic Support Group

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84144965654

 

Zoom Meetings Hosted by People Inc

Friday  Happy Hour from 4:30p-5:30p

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7163227070

Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

 

Saturday January 23rd

 

1-2pm Saturday Social hosted by People Inc.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/7163227070

Meeting ID 716 322 7070

Password on request to rbanner@people-inc.org

Meeting ID: 953 6268 9438
Find your local number: https://zoom.us/u/ad76AIx6Zs

 

7:30-9:30 DJ Joe Dance Party

 

Join Zoom Meeting
https://zoom.us/j/98074946684

Meeting ID: 980 7494 6684
One tap mobile
+16699006833,,98074946684# US (San Jose)
+19292056099,,98074946684# US (New York)S

Sophia Roberts

Self-Advocacy Association of NYS, Inc. (SANYS)
Western Region Coordinator
716.560.9307 - Cell