PEOPLE FIRST OF ASCENSION

People First of Ascension is a self-advocacy program designed to ensure the protection of rights, to encourage individuals to speak up for themselves and to expand opportunities for individuals with disabilities.

The organization is run by and for individuals with developmental disabilities. It supports persons with disabilities and empowers them to become effective decision makers, to gain more independence and to enjoy life as equal citizens. People First of Ascension is part of a state-wide organization that provides practical assistance and support needed for individuals to become self-advocates. The group empowers members to take control of their lives and actively participate in and contribute to their local communities.

Mission Statement:

We are People First of Louisiana, an organization created and led by people with disabilities. We speak out for the rights of people with disabilities. We work together to make life better for all people.


JAMES PERKINS
President

JENNIFER DUNBAR
File Clerk