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Sue Crosby, the MFOFC West Regional Coordinator, has been helping advise a group of students from UMass Amherst who are completing service learning/capstone projects related to disability rights and advocacy.

Dental Health Bill

Raj, one of the students Sue has been working with, started a petition to promote bill HD 3436 / SD 1942 : An Act to improve oral health for all in Massachusetts. 

He is still gathering signatures and support!

Petition: House Bill H. 1916 – An Act to improve oral health for all Massachusetts residents

Direct link: https://www.change.org/p/massachusetts-state-house-an-act-to-improve-oral-health-for-all-massachusetts-residents

Nicky’s Law

Grace and Rebecca, two students Sue has been working with, have been focusing their project on Nicky’s Law. Along with sharing their personal stories and observations, they have created a petition to raise awareness. 

If you would like to check it out and/or show your support, you can click on the link below. 

Petition: Nicky’s Law: An Act to Protect Individuals with Disabilities from Abuse

Direct link: https://www.change.org/p/committee-on-children-families-and-persons-with-disabilities-nicky-s-law-an-act-to-protect-individuals-with-disabilities-from-abuse

Massachusetts Families Organizing for Change is so grateful for this partnership and the opportunity to educate students on the issues that affect our families. Onward!