We urgently NEED YOUR HELP. Contact your legislators RIGHT NOW, asking them to come back to the Capitol this week to pass SF 4200 to make sure people with disabilities have access to critical services and stay healthy in their homes.
MN Dept of Health has confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota. Members of the disability community are concerned about how it may affect them. MCD has been working closely with state leaders in preparation. Remember that MCD serves as a resource for you. Please get in touch with your questions and concerns.
The Minnesota Council on Disability is excited to announce that Governor Tim Walz and Lt. Governor Peggy Flanagan will be providing the welcoming address to the upcoming Legislative Forum on Disability. The Legislative Forum provides an opportunity for advocates and other disability stakeholders who develop, design, advocate for, and implement disability-related public policy to interact with lawmakers directly.
The Minnesota Council on Disability is looking for new members. If you are someone who has a disability, who works with people with disabilities, or who is a family member of a person with a disability, Council membership may be for you!
The Minnesota Council on Disability strongly supports the advocacy of Lauren Thompson, homecare advocate and MCD Region 11 Council member, who is one of the over 40,000 homecare clients struggling statewide because of the homecare crisis.
Quinn Nystrom testified on Minnesota House File 485 and 284. These bills address the skyrocketing costs of insulin and the need for transparency in insulin drug prices.