Start a conversation in your community about human rights by hosting a screening of the MDHR and TPT co-production “Our Rights: Justice for All.” MDHR is offering opportunities for screenings of the program in Minnesota communities. Screening events provide the opportunity to start conversations about the progress Minnesota has made in furthering human rights for all, while recognizing the challenges that remain.
Council appointments have been made. We are pleased welcome new members.
Speaker Contact Information Senator Jim Abeler Sen.firstname.lastname@example.org 651.296.3733 Claire Wilson Claire.email@example.com 651.431.2323 Erica Schmiel Erica@braininjurymn.org 612.877.7905 Chris Serres Chris.Serres@startribune.com Dr. Darlene Zangara Darlene.firstname.lastname@example.org 651.318.0506 Jeff Bangsberg email@example.com 763.533.5801 Leili Fatehi firstname.lastname@example.org 612.440.0077 Carol Fury email@example.com 763.479.8239 George Shardlow George.firstname.lastname@example.org 651.361.7803 Rick Cardenas email@example.com Handouts from the event Jeff Bangsberg’s PowerPoint: PCA Issues (PowerPoint) Policy Agenda: Continue Reading MSCOD Legislative Forum
Please drop us a line, let us know how your voting experience is going and what type of accessibility issues, if any, are confronting you as you exercise your civic duty. Just how accessible is your polling place? Is your voting experience good or bad, or maybe a little bit of both? If you are experiencing Continue Reading Minnesota Voters with Disabilities
ST. PAUL, MN – Joined by community advocates and state hiring leaders, Governor Mark Dayton today announced the re-launch of the Connect 700 and the Supported Worker programs, two state hiring initiatives aimed at removing barriers and creating opportunities for Minnesotans with disabilities. This effort supports Governor Dayton’s 2014 executive order (PDF) directing state agencies Continue Reading Governor Dayton Announces Programs to Connect Minnesotans with Disabilities to Opportunities in State Government
DATE: Oct. 4, 2016 TO: All interested parties FROM: DHS Disability Services and Aging and Adult Services divisions Comment period begins: 8 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016 Comment period ends: 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 Purpose: DHS requests comments on proposed changes to the HCBS settings rule statewide transition plan Submit comments to: HCBS.Settings@state.mn.us Comments sought Continue Reading Public comment period for HCBS Settings Rule Revised Statewide Transition Plan