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  Speaking Up for OurselvesHarriet Leich

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Harriet Leich was elected to represent Brooklyn on the Board of Directors of the New York State Self Advocacy Association in February 2009.
 

She is the founding member of the Guild For Exceptional Children's Self Advocacy Group and served as President for three years.After attending her first statewide SA conference in Albany in 2005, she returned to the GEC eager to start up a group, to empower people very much like herself.
 
Harriet is currently on the Joint Advisory Board at the Guild where her focus is fund-raising.   She also works in the Residential office once a week.
 
She has been a resident of the Guild for nine years and before that she worked various jobs, mostly doing general office work.
 
Harriet has decided that her educational goals are her top priority and is actively looking at programs where she can obtain a high school diploma.
 
Harriet loves to bowl, collect autographs, follow soap star's lives and play in the Special Olympics.

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