The Arc of Bismarck, a non-profit education and advocacy organization, is seeking applicants for the next class of Partners in Policymaking, designed for parents of children with disabilities and adults with disabilities from across the state, to begin in October. If you want to build leadership and advocacy skills, develop self-confidence and learn effective strategies that will help you acquire appropriate services for yourself or a family member, this program is just what you’ve been looking for! The eight sessions are provided completely free of charge to selected applicants, including hotel rooms, meals, costs for travel, child care and other needed supports. For more information including an application, session dates, or for comments from past participants click here. For more information e-mail email@example.com or call 888-258-7949 toll free or 701-258-7949.