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People First of Missouri

PO Box 30142

Kansas City, MO 64112

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Reason(s) the Group Meets:
Political, Social, Personal Skills

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Receives Support From:
UMKC Institute for Human Development Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council Missouri Protection and Advocacy, Missouri Department of Mental Health

Mission/Vision Statement:
People First of Missouri is a statewide organization that promotes equality for people with disabilities so they can live the life they want in the community. People First members: Teach and empower people to understand their rights and responsibilities and to speak up for themselves (self-advocacy); Stand up for one another to help people live the life they want with the supports they need (advocacy for one another); Advocate for community services that allow people to have choices and control over their supports and lives (advocacy at the systems level); Create change in communities to ensure opportunity and full, meaningful participation for all people (advocacy within the community).

Typical Activities:
Conferences, speaking engagements, legislative advocacy


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