MCD is excited to announce the Annual Disability Day at the Capitol, the MN Consortium of Citizens with Disabilities’ biggest advocacy day for the people with disabilities, their family members, allies, and professionals. Join advocates from around the state.Together, we’ll call on legislators to support policy change and funding that promotes independence, choice, and inclusion for people with disabilities and their families.
Date: December 3, 2018 Time: 1:00 to 3:00 pm Location: Minnesota Senate Building 95 University Ave. W. Hearing Room 1150 Saint Paul, MN 55155 For more location information and directions, visit the Minnesota Senate Building page. About the Event Join us for a preview of disability issues in the 2019 legislative session. Catch up on public affairs issues as Continue Reading MCD Legislative Forum
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!
Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAVs) could foster more independence and more choice for people to live, work, and play in their communities. To ensure that state policy addresses the opportunities and challenges created by CAVs, the Governor established the Governor’s Advisory Council for Connected and Automated Vehicles. GIVE YOUR FEEDBACK.
Public Forum held by the State Rehabilitation Council and Vocational Rehabilitation Services. Meeting the employment service needs of individuals who are eligible for Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) services but not receiving them because of the VR waiting list.
Three of the state’s leading disability advocacy organizations are joining forces to conduct a hands-on workshop to equip people with disabilities, advocates, and family members with tools, guidance, and a greater understanding of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). The workshop will help participants develop effective ways to address building access and compliance issues.