2023 MN Self-Advocacy Conference

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“I wouldn’t miss this for anything! We have so much fun and we make lasting friendships.”


— Self-advocate and ACT Program Associate Cynthia Gayles

Cynthia is talking about the

2023 Minnesota Self-Advocacy Conference

September 29-30

at Mystic Lake Casino/Resort


This year’s theme is “We’re all in this Together!”

And together means YOU.

YOU can make this conference great.




Register NOW

Tell a friend (send an email and share the PDF Flyer file)

Volunteer! We appreciate any amount of time you can provide to help this conference be the BEST!

Volunteer (Contact Meredith at kujala@selfadvocacy.org or

(218) 481-4713)


Join the 2023 Conference Facebook group and post on it


For sleeping rooms, contact Mystic Lake directly and let them know that the reservations are listed under

“Minnesota Self-Advocacy Conference”

(https://www.mysticlake.com/hotel or call (800) 548-8536)


This year the conference is again IN PERSON. The atmosphere will be electric with the joy of people being empowered by new skills and comradery.

What will you find at the conference?

  • more than 40 high quality workshops (self-advocacy along with yoga,  healthy relationships, independent living,  lifestyle)
  • three meals,  including a dinner party
  • a fun dance
  • conference t-shirt
  • cool stuff in a goodie bag
  • presentation of the Irving Martin Award (nominate someone here)

With questions, contact Meredith at kujala@selfadvocacy.org or (218) 481-4713


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THANK YOU to the early sponsors of the 2023 Conference

Become a sponsor today. Contact Meredith at kujala@selfadvocacy.org or (218) 481-4713)