ALPS

Denver capital building with ALPS logo floating above

ALPS

Allies in Leadership, Policymaking, and Systems Change

What

ALPS LEADERSHIP TRAINING ALPS is a series of inclusive leadership training sessions for siblings, as well as caregivers and self-advocates, to acquire the necessary skills to promote change at the local, state, and national level by becoming allies with policymakers and protect the rights of those within the IDD community. This training program is for adult and teenage siblings, caregivers, and self advocates. No experience or prior knowledge necessary! There is no cost to attend!

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ALPS Participants at a table

Who

Rocky Mountain Sibs’ board, disability advocates and specialists from all over the state gather to teach you all you need to know to start your advocacy journey.

ALPS participants meeting around a table

Where

In person or online, depending on the year and safety concerns.

ALPS participants with State Secretary Bob Lawhead

When

Every year! Sign up for updates to get notified when we will be accepting applications for the next cohort!

ALPS participants at the state capitol

Why

To educate and spread the word on how to effectively advocate with and for our siblings with disabilities.


“I learned a long time ago the wisest thing I can do is be on my own side, be an advocate for myself and others like me.”

– Maya Angelou

Questions about ALPS? Contact us!

Funded by the Colorado Developmental Disabilities Council.