This description of Teresa Tomaka's work was prepared when Teresa Tomaka was elected to the Ashoka Fellowship in 2003.
Teresa Tomaka is creating a system of advocates to protect the rights of the disabled in Poland's most deprived areas. Youth leaders are taught to use issues as a rallying point for strengthening community awareness while changing attitudes and policies surrounding disability.
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