Massachusetts Advocates Standing Strong is the state-wide self-advocacy organization founded and operated by self-advocates (persons with intellectual and developmental disabilities). We believe in everyone having a voice in their life and in their community and we work to support individuals to do so.

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    DIVERSITY   is the Word .... OCTOBER 18, 2014 is the Date ...

    MASS ADVOCATES' ANNUAL CONFERENCE is the Event...more to follow...



  • It's Time For the Real Lives Bill to Pass!

    Please call the Joint Committee on Children, Families, and Persons with Disabilities to put up
    HB 151: The Real Lives Bill up for a vote!

        Senator Michael Barrett 617-722-1572
        Senator James T. Welch 617-722-1222
        Senator Sonia Chang-Diaz 617-722-1673
        Senator Robert L. Hedlund 617-722-1646
        Rep. Jonathan Hecht 617-722-2140                          Rep. Kimberly N. Ferguson 617-722-2263
        Rep. Nick Collins 617-722-2080                                 Rep. Tricia Farley-Bouvier 617-722-2240
        Rep. Paul Heroux 617-722-2425                                Rep. Jason M.Lewis 617-722-2017
        Rep. Shaunna O'Connell 617-722-2305                    Rep. Danielle W.Gregoire617-722-2460
        Senator John F. Keenan 617-722-2263                     Rep. Marcos A.Devers 617-722-2011
        Senator Linda Dorcena Forry 617-722-1150             Rep. Kay Khan 617-722-2011

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Massachusetts Advocates Standing Strong (M.A.S.S.) is a statewide self-advocacy organization founded by individuals with cognitive and developmental challenges. M.A.S.S. is a 501 c (3) non-profit organization.

  About Us - What we believe:

 - Everyone has the same rights.
 - Rights and responsibilities go together.
 - Everyone should be treated equally.
 - People should have the same opportunities to make their own decisions and choices.
 - People should have the support they need.
 - Everyone is important.
 - We speak out for ourselves and each other.
 - We stand by each other and make things better in our lives.

  Our Mission - What we do?

Our Mission is to empower self-advocates through education so we make choices that improve and enrich our lives.

  Our By-Laws - What Is this?

»  Click here to read more about "By Laws" - pdf file.