Olmstead Academy

The Olmstead Academy was launched in response to the states Olmstead Plan. Academy participants play meaningful roles in bringing community integration.

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Self-Advocacy Conference

The MN State Self Advocacy Conference brings over 400 self-advocates and allies together every other year. The conference provides something for everyone.

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The People’s Chorus sings songs about pride and power, has fun, and eats food!

Explore Prepare Act: Benefits of Working

Explore Prepare Act addresses common barriers towards gaining employment in the community. The training breaks down the process into three steps.


We are working to honor people who lived and died in Minnesota’s State Institutions. We have marked over half of the 13,000 graves that were previously labeled with a number or nothing at all.