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2016 Aging Empowerment Conference

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Join us for the 2016 Aging Empowerment Conference! Where: Glacier Canyon Lodge Conference, Center at the Wilderness Resort, Wisconsin Dells When: June 7-8 Conference Details: Registration Registration Fee: Preconference | $50 Older Adult | $95 Professional | $150 Scholarships available for older adults and family caregivers! We have numerous scholarships available...

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Disability Advocacy Day Recap

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This week Erin and Emily represented Consumer Direct Wisconsin at Disability Advocacy Day in Madison, Wisconsin. Disability Advocacy Day connects advocates with their legislators so they can share their story and tell them what issues are important to people with disabilities. We think 200-250 advocates attended. Awesome job Erin...

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Disability Advocacy Day

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JOIN US! Tuesday, March 15, 2016 Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center, One John Nolen Drive,  Madison, WI The Survival Coalition will host Disability Advocacy Day on March 15, 2016. Save the date and spread the word! Disability Advocacy Day is designed to connect you with your legislators so...

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Minneapolis Polar Plunge

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On March 5, Consumer Direct Wisconsin participated in the Minneapolis Polar Plunge to raise money for Special Olympics Minnesota. A total of 5,000 Plungers raised more than $1,200,000. We were happy to be there! Trista Brandt |  Program Manager Consumer Direct Wisconsin

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ADA 25th Anniversary

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To kick off the 25th anniversary celebration of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the ADA Legacy Bus Tour made stops in Milwaukee, WI and Madison, WI.  As volunteers, Erin Dollar and Emily Steele-Campbell, enjoyed the celebration in Madison which included a display on the history of self-advocacy, displays...

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Nominations Wanted!

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Disability Rights Wisconsin needs your help identifying individuals, businesses, agencies, or government identities that deserve recognition for efforts to support the Spirit of the ADA. Please click here to nominate. The submission deadline is June 30.

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