Past Events

Past Events

A Celebration of the ADA’s 32nd Anniversary and Its Impact on Voting Rights

ADA 32 (1990-2022) Americans with Disabilities Act. Celebrate the ADA! July 26, 2022
Join the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition on Zoom as we celebrate the 32nd anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act and discuss its impact on voting rights! We will hear from our keynote speaker, Charlotte Lanvers, a Trial Attorney from the Disability Rights Section of the Civil Rights Division within the US Department of Justice,…
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Lunch and Learn: August 9th Primary Election Webinar

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Join the WI Disability Vote Coalition on Zoom for our next Lunch and Learn on June 29th, from 11:30am to 12:30pm! Event Information The WDVC will discuss the August 9th, 2022 Partisan Primary and the following topics: What’s on the ballot and why it matters Important deadlines Voter registration Voting by mail Voter rights and…
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June 14th Forum: The Intersection Between Mental Health and Human Trafficking

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Join the Mental Health Task Force for: The Intersection Between Mental Health and Human Trafficking. Tuesday, June 14th 3 – 4:30 PM Sponsored by the Milwaukee Mental Health Task Force and Milwaukee Turners Content warning: This panel will discuss issues related to human trafficking and other forms of abuse. The organizers encourage attendees who may…
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June 1st 2022 Virtual Session: Info and Input on DRW’s Mental Health Advocacy

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DRW’s Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illnesses (PAIMI) program provides advocacy assistance to protect the human and civil rights of children and adults with serious mental health conditions. This work is supported by a PAIMI Advisory Council, who advises DRW’s staff and the Board of Directors on policies and issues that affect people…
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A Look Inside: Mental Illness and Our Criminal Justice System

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Sponsored by the Milwaukee Mental Health Task Force and Milwaukee Turners. This is the third session in a series of Zoom forums on the way that people with mental illness encounter the court system.  This session will address the planning and discharge process when someone with serious mental illness who has been incarcerated is returning…
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Disability Advocacy Day of Action

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Event Information Disability Day of Action is a virtual event focused on connecting Disability Advocates with their legislators to talk about issues that matter. Participants will learn more about issues during a short briefing then work in teams to plan what they want to say. Everyone will get their legislators’ phone numbers to call right…
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A Conversation About Voting Equity for People with Disabilities

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Voting Equity for Voters with Disabilities will be the focus of a Facebook Live event on March 1 at 2 PM, as part of The Big Share, an all-day online fundraising event orchestrated by Community Shares of Wisconsin (CSW). All 3 organizations are CSW members and work collaboratively to reduce barriers to voting for people…
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2022 Milwaukee Mayoral Candidate Forum

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Milwaukee’s first open mayoral election in nearly two decades is a historical occasion. Make sure you are prepared to vote in the February 15th primary. Join Disability Rights Wisconsin, Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition, and our partners for our 2022 Virtual Milwaukee Mayoral Forum. All are welcome. Registration is required. All seven candidates have agreed to…
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November 2021 Informational Listening Session

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We want to hear from you! Join Disability Rights Wisconsin for a virtual Informational Listening Session on November 3rd, 2021 from 5:00pm – 6:00pm! Disability Rights Wisconsin is the federally mandated Protection and Advocacy system for Wisconsin. We are charged with protecting the rights of individuals with all types of disabilities and keeping them free…
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Virtual Workshop: When We Are Challenged by our Clients

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Disability Rights Wisconsin is holding a virtual workshop named “When we are challenged by our clients: Working with survivors of crime with mental illnesses” on September 22nd from 9am – 12pm. This workshop is for advocates working with survivors experiencing active mental health symptoms. Presenters will discuss: commonly experienced mental illnesses. tools for how to…
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