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Disability vote & what it means

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“Vote as if your life depends on it… because it does.” – Justin Dart. This quote not only emphasizes our responsibility to exercise our civil right to vote, it also communicates that securing our rights and freedoms is a continued effort. Preserving the dignity of all people and defining...

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Frequently Asked Questions about the November 6th Election

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Disability Rights Wisconsin (DRW) and the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition have developed an “FAQ” document with some of the most common questions we receive about the November 6th Election, and brief responses. Click here for the FAQs. Competency, Guardianship, and Voting in Wisconsin In Wisconsin, a person under guardianship...

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Self-Determination Conference: What’s Your Superpower

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Want to Supersize your Life? Register to attend the Self-Determination Conference today! Self-Determination: What’s Your Superpower? Join us at the SD Conference! October 29-31, 2018 Kalahari Resort, Wisconsin Dells, WI The Wisconsin Self-Determination Conference empowers people with disabilities in Wisconsin to have more control over their lives. Join us...

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Proudly Supporting Human Services in Wisconsin

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It’s a privilege to be involved in community activities. We value learning new information, working with community partners, and meeting new people at conferences and events throughout the year. It helps to inform us so that we can best support people with maintaining independence at home and in the...

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Nominate Your Caregiver!

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The Care Network understands how important Direct Support Professionals (DSP) are to helping people maximize their independence in their home and community. Across the nation, dedicated DSPs provide essential caregiving and give individuals the needed support to live the life they want. We invite you to nominate a caregiver...

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Disability Pride Festival

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We’re happy to invite you to the Disability Pride Festival on Saturday, July 29,  12-5 pm. The festival will be held at Tenney Park in Madison, Wisconsin. There will be free live entertainment, exhibits and karaoke!

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2017 Aging Empowerment Conference

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Join us at the Aging Empowerment conference, July 6-7, at the Wilderness Resort – Wisconsin Dells! Promoting Choice and Control for All The Aging Empowerment Conference brings together people who are committed to the notion that older people should be empowered to live the life they choose. Our goals for this...

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4th Annual Final Affairs Conference

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Join us to learn about arranging personal and legal affairs later in life. Friday, April 28, 2017 9:00AM-3:00PM WITC-NEW RICHMOND (1019 S. Knowles Ave, New Richmond, WI) Elders, caregivers, friends, loved ones, community members and professionals are invited to attend the 4th annual Final Affairs Conference. The Wisconsin Indianhead...

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State Senator Sheila Harsdorf To Hold Listening Sessions

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State Senator Sheila Harsdorf will hold listening sessions on March 6. 1:00 PM-2:00 PM: Council Chamber, City Hall, 505 Third St., Hudson 4:00 PM-5:00 PM: Dunn County Justice Center, Room 1402, 615 Stokke Pkwy., Menomonie Town Hall Listening Session are an excellent way to share your concerns with your state...

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Free: State Budget Trainings for the Disability Community

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Want to learn how the Wisconsin State Budget affects the disability community? Learn the steps you can take to make your voice heard. Participate in a State Budget Training in your area. The Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities, The Arc Wisconsin and Disability Rights Wisconsin are partnering...

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