Starting July 1, 2023, through December 31, 2024, any Metro Mobility certified rider can ride regular route transit for free on some transit services. Read the article for more information.
The Minnesota Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities is now accepting applications for the Partners in Policymaking Class 41 advocacy and leadership training program developed by the Minnesota Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities! You can find Class 41 dates, information, and marketing materials, as well as apply for the program on the Class 41 website. Partners in Policymaking® is a leadership training program for parents of young children with developmental disabilities and adults with disabilities. Created by the Minnesota Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities 35 years ago, the Partners program has been offered nationally and internationally. Through informative and interactive sessions, Partners teaches leadership skills and the process of developing positive partnerships with elected officials and other policymakers who make decisions about the services that you and your family use.
Save the Date! A Public Meeting. Wednesday, June 28th, 2023, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. Access to Metro Transit for People Who Are DeafBlind, Deaf, Blind and People with Other Disabilities. Come and learn how to protect yourself from bus drivers and find where you can get assistance in the event you are discriminated against in the future using public transit.
The Department of Employment and Economic Development’s Vocational Rehabilitation Services (DEED-VRS) division administers the following activity through the Employment Services for Individuals who are Deaf, Deafblind, and Hard of Hearing grant program authorized in Minnesota Statute 268A.16. Activity: Ongoing Employment Support Services for Individuals who are Deaf, Deafblind, and Hard of Hearing. Grants for this activity are to provide ongoing employment support services to individuals who are deaf, deafblind, or hard of hearing to empower individuals to maintain and advance in competitive, integrated employment.
The Minnesota Council on Disability (MCD) is pleased to share the text of Governor Walz’s Inclusive Post-Secondary Education Day Proclamation with our audience. MCD proudly works with advocates to advance access to higher education.
HACER MN (Hispanic Advocacy and Community Empowerment through Research) está invitando a Latinos que se identifiquen con una discapacidad viviendo en los condados del sureste de Minnesota (Dodge, Fillmore, Freeborn, Goodhue, Houston, Mower, Olmsted, Rice, Steele, Wabasha, and Winona) así como a sus cuidadores y familiares a participar en grupos de enfoque para entender mejor las barreras y desafíos que enfrentan para poder lograr una vida independiente. Se estarán obsequiando tarjetas de Amazon de $25 a cada participante.