Speaking For Ourselvessince 1982
714 Market Street, Suite 326
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: 215-923-8600, 610-825-4592, FAX 610-825-4595
Contact(s): Debbie Robinson, Exec Dir; Sharon Ferry, advsr.
Number of Active Members:
statewide org with local chapters
Reason(s) the Group Meets:
Political, Personal Skills
Products or Services Offered:
Training: Training is conducted for members and advisors to help them run an effective chapter. Training includes subjects like board and committee membership, leadership, advisor roles and responsibilities and advocacy and leadership. Speakers Bureau Speakers from our organization are available to conduct training or to do presentations. Some of the topics include: self-determination, self-advocacy and leadership.
Board of Directors:
The major purpose of Speaking for Ourselves is to help our members run their own organization, develop leadership skills through real life experiences, learn to work together collectively to address their own issues and increase their own self-sufficiency and independence.