Date: April 3, 2018 The Olmstead Community Engagement Workgroup seeks new members from throughout the state. We will accept applications through April 9. Minnesota’s Olmstead Plan envisions people with disabilities living, learning, working and enjoying life in the most integrated setting of their choice. The Olmstead Community Engagement Workgroup began in 2017. With the Olmstead Continue Reading Olmstead Community Engagement Workgroup seeks new members
April is Sexual Violence Prevention Month, and we encourage all of you to use your voice to speak up about prevention! The impact of sexual violence touches us all. We are each part of the movement to end sexual violence in Minnesota by changing the norms that support violence to norms of respect, gender equity, Continue Reading Sexual Violence Prevention Month
This update is an effort by the Minnesota Council on Transportation Access (MCOTA) to provide periodic updates about its initiatives to the public and to interested stakeholders. Please let us know what you think by contacting Arlene Mathison at email@example.com or Noel Shughart at Noel.Shughart@state.mn.us. Register for May 9 Volunteer Driver Program Forum This daylong Continue Reading Updates from the MN Council on Transporation Access
State legislators tell us they are not hearing from constituents about the Personal Care Assistant (PCA) staff shortage. Please write and talk to them when they are home over break (March 30th through April 8th). Message: In your own words, tell lawmakers about yourself or people you know who live at home and need 10 Continue Reading Legislators not hearing about the PCA Crisis. We need your help!
It’s been a busy 10 days as policy committees worked long hours to meet deadlines. The Legislature is now officially on break and will return Monday, April 9. Good news for SF 2064, the accessibility of public buildings bill. It passed unanimously in the Senate Committee and all signs indicate that it will be included in an omnibus policy bill. Continue Reading March 30, 2018 Legislative Update
Date: Saturday, April 28, 2018 Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm Location: Eastside Neighborhood Services, 1700 NE 2nd Street, Minneapolis Event Information 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 Continue Reading Accessing Your Community Businesses: Understanding Your Rights and the ADA