The ACI summer leadership training prepares Autistic students to create systems change on their college campuses. Accepted applicants will travel to Washington, DC and participate in advocacy training from May 30 to June 6, 2015. Participants will acquire valuable skills in community organizing, policy formation, and activism. Travel and lodging are fully covered by Autistic self Advocacy Network (ASAN).
Applicants must identify as Autistic and be current college students with at least one year remaining before graduation. The Autistic Self Advocacy Network will cover travel and lodging costs for all ACI students. We specifically encourage students of color, LGBT students, students with intellectual disabilities, AAC users, and students from other or multiply marginalized communities to apply.
View and download application here.
To apply, submit a completed application by February 15, 2015 to Natalia Rivera Morales at NRiveraMorales@autisticadvocacy.org with the subject line “2015 ACI Application”. She is also the contact if If you need assistance or accommodations at any stage.
Watch the video of 2013 alumni sharing their experiences: