This annual event gives staff members and employees of Community Rehabilitation Program (CRP) agencies like Human Technologies Corporation a chance to meet with Members of Congress from within their local districts. Urging them to support legislation related to creating employment opportunities for individuals with disabilities through procurement initiatives like the AbilityOne Program. The Grassroots Advocacy Conference serves as a platform for people with significant disabilities or who are blind because it gives them a chance to speak with Congressional leaders, using their own voice to talk about the positive impact obtaining employment through the AbilityOne Program has had on their lives. (Screenshot of Congressman Richard Hanna’s Facebook page, showing Congressman Hanna involved in discussion with HTC’s President/CEO Rick Sebastian, and Production Team Leader Jasminka Martinez.)