May 21, 2020 is Global Accessibility Awareness Day, a day to consider how people with disabilities interact with technology and the digital environment. To commemorate, MCD offers some thoughts on digital accessibility and life under quarantine.
During this time of continued social change and economic uncertainty, their civil rights must remain protected if Minnesotans with disabilities are to have full access to all aspects of life—including employment. Safeguarding the right to request reasonable accommodations in the workplace means safeguarding the right to current and future employment for people with disabilities. A message from MDHR.
It’s time to complete your 2020 census questionnaire! It’s quick and easy. The 2020 Census questionnaire will take about 10 minutes to complete. It’s safe, secure, and confidential. Your information and privacy are protected.
MCD is open and will continue providing services to Minnesotans across the state. We are committed to providing a safe environment for both the people we serve and our employees and are taking aggressive steps to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Most staff have transitioned to working remotely. We will continue to keep you updated during this challenging time.
We urgently NEED YOUR HELP. Contact your legislators RIGHT NOW, asking them to come back to the Capitol this week to pass SF 4200 to make sure people with disabilities have access to critical services and stay healthy in their homes.
MN Dept of Health has confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Minnesota. Members of the disability community are concerned about how it may affect them. MCD has been working closely with state leaders in preparation. Remember that MCD serves as a resource for you. Please get in touch with your questions and concerns.