Eduardo Rodriguez is a self-employed Angelino and a committed advocate for his three loved ones with special needs. As a stepfather of two of three children who are SCLARC consumers, Mr. Rodriguez understands the importance of advocacy. Mr. Rodriguez wants to be a resource for his loved ones and the greater community. He believes that it is important to educate parents of children with developmental disabilities of their children’s rights. Experiencing SCLARC’s commitment to consumers and families through hard work and community outreach has helped to improve the lives of his loved ones, he wants to assist others as a member of SCLARC’s Board of Directors. Through SCLARC, Eduardo believes that he will have the opportunity to grow his knowledge of the regional center system, strengthen his advocacy skills and become a greater support for other parents.