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Ability Advocates

Independence Advocacy


Ability Advocates is a CCO program that works with and strives to empower people with disabilities. This program volunteers with Cottonwood Inc.  and Transition to Postsecondary Education, non-profits in Lawrence that work to maximize the independence of people with disabilities through advocacy, peer support, training, transportation, and community education.

Click here to fill out an application and check out available volunteer needs with Ability Advocates.

Email aadvocates@ku.edu with any questions or concerns.

The Ability Advocates logo means “connect” in American Sign Language (ASL).

Program Coordinators: Aarthi Aruna, CJ Hewins, Hannah Loub, and Saif Malik