MCD encourages you to GET INVOLVED! MN Boards and Commissions are Recruiting People with Disabilities! Have you ever thought about serving on a State of MN Board or Commission? Your voice and influence is important to a diverse and inclusive policy environment for all. The Minnesota Department of Human Rights, in partnership with the Office Continue Reading GET INVOLVED! MN Boards and Commissions Recruiting PWD!
September 13, 2018 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. Proposed Amendment to the By-Laws: Remove Requirement for Annual Signed Conflict of Interest Statement Background: Article Continue Reading Notice of Proposed Changes to Council By-Laws
Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAV) have the potential to greatly impact the lives of people with disabilities. 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 Continue Reading Give Your Input – Autonomous Vehicles in MN
Monday, August 27, 2018 is a historic day as the Minnesota State Fair hosts its first-ever Mental Health Awareness Day. We encourage you to join the Minnesota State Advisory Council on Mental Health and Subcommittee on Children’s Mental Health and the National Alliance on Mental Illness-Minnesota (NAMI Minnesota) for this special day. Visitors are invited Continue Reading Mental Health Awareness Day at the Fair
Keep Moving Forward The Minnesota Council on Disability is proud to partner with Ampers radio station to produce Keep Moving Forward, an interview series featuring people with disabilities sharing perspectives, insights and experiences. The series explores what’s better and what needs improvement for people with disabilities since the passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Continue Reading Keep Moving Forward Guests at the Fair
Minnesota’s 75 state parks and recreation areas all have accessibility barriers which prevent people with a broad range of disabilities, veterans and seniors from fully enjoying these state funded outdoor recreational facilities. Since 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Title II has required that all public services, programs and activities be provided in a Continue Reading Minnesota Parks For All