The New York Alliance for Inclusion and Innovation (NY Alliance) envisions a society where individuals with disabilities are contributing citizens with equal rights and the ability to live full, productive and meaningful lives.

    To serve as a catalyst for positive change and leading resource for individuals with disabilities, their families, and the organizations supporting them.
    We do this through:
    • Advocacy
    • Education & Training
    • Technical Assistance & Practice Improvement
    • Advancing Sound Public Policy

    Community: We foster choice and independence in diverse, inclusive communities and also inspire creativity and innovation, where people thrive and succeed

    Leadership: We will build strong coalitions and engage key stakeholders to advocate for all people with disabilities, shape sound public policies which respond to people’s needs and support initiatives which advance positive, high quality outcomes

    Collaboration: We will purposely develop strategic alliances to ensure that people with disabilities and all stakeholders embrace a truly person-centered system of supports and services

    Integrity: We believe responsible words and actions should be held to the highest standards of honesty, fairness, respect, and professionalism

    Equality: We value the rights of all people by fostering equal and fair treatment, respecting ideas and personal values and embracing diversity