The Minnesota Department of Human Rights, in partnership with the Office of Governor Dayton and the Olmstead Implementation Office, is offering three information sessions in the coming weeks on diverse and inclusive state boards and commissions. MCD encourages you to GET INVOLVED!
The Minnesota Council on Disability (MCD) announces proposed changes to the current council by-laws. Proposed changes will be heard during the Full Council Meeting on September 27, 2018 at 121 E. 7th Place, St. Paul, MN. (1) Proposed Amendment to the By-Laws: Remove Requirement for Annual Signed Conflict of Interest Statement. (2) Proposed Amendment to the By-Laws: State Fair Per Diem and Expense Reimbursement.
Monday, August 27, 2018, the Minnesota State Fair hosts its first-ever Mental Health Awareness Day. Visitors are invited to explore mental health and wellness resources through inspiring stage performances, music, demonstrations, yoga, information, and much more. More than 30 awareness-raising activities, many of them geared for children and teens, will be offered.
Visit the Minnesota Council on Disability at the Minnesota State Fair! You can find us in Education Building between 9am and 9pm. NOTICE: The entrance to the Education Building is on Cosgrove Street, off of Dan Patch Avenue.
“People with disabilities have a new tool to help them find the technology that will them more independently live, work, and fully participate in their communities. ‘Minnesota’s Guide to Assistive Technology’ offers resources for people with disabilities, their families, employers, and others trying help them achieve their goals.”
Governor Mark Dayton announced the following appointments to the Council on Disability. Each Council member is an expert in his or her field; and either has a disability, has a family member with a disability, or works with people with disabilities.