Past Events

Past Events

April 20th 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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Save the Date: Welcome to Medicare

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Learn more about signing up for Medicare! This virtual Medicare fair on April 7, 2021 is for those new to the program and will have information to assist you in your initial enrollment decisions. National experts will present on Medicare eligibility, enrollment, and coverage options. Experts from state health insurance assistance programs will also be present to…
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Join us for Free Zoom Trainings on the State Budget!

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What will the training provide? A summary of the WI state budget as it relates to people with disabilities and their families. Advocacy tools for talking to your legislator about important issues. Training Dates and Links Registration is required! Thursday, March 18; 12:00PM – 1:30PM: Email to register for March 18th at 12:00PM Thursday, March…
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Register Now for Disability Advocacy Day

Registration is now open for Survival Coalition’s Virtual Disability Advocacy Day 2021! Join us March 23rd from 10am to noon to get connected to your legislators and talk about what matters to you! View the Disability Advocacy Day event flyer here (accessible PDF). The event is free but registration is required to participate. Please remember to…
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Join us for Free Zoom Trainings on the State Budget!

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What will the training provide? A summary of the WI state budget as it relates to people with disabilities and their families. Advocacy tools for talking to your legislator about important issues. Training Dates and Links Registration is required! Thursday, March 18; 12:00PM – 1:30PM: Email to register for March 18th at 12:00PM Thursday, March…
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Join us for Free Zoom Trainings on the State Budget!

Man speaking at a listening session
What will the training provide? A summary of the WI state budget as it relates to people with disabilities and their families. Advocacy tools for talking to your legislator about important issues. Training Dates and Links Registration is required! Thursday, March 18; 12:00PM – 1:30PM: Email to register for March 18th at 12:00PM Thursday, March…
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State Superintendent of Public Instruction Candidate Forum

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Be prepared for the April election! Join the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition to hear from the candidates running for Wisconsin State Superintendent. The State Superintendent has a major impact on schools and communities across Wisconsin, including ensuring schools meet their responsibilities to students with disabilities. The event is open to all, but you must register…
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Survival Coalition releases Survey: Preserving Disability Supports Across the Lifespan after COVID

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Media, policymakers and the public are invited to a virtual press event Thursday, Feb. 11, at 10 a.m. that will share findings from the survey, review today’s proposal from the Governor to invest in caregiving and long-term supports, and share the stories of Wisconsinites living with disability and their families on how their lives have…
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Your Vote Counts! Webinar

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Vision loss should not be a barrier to exercising your right to vote. Vision Forward, Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition, Disability Rights Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired are teaming up to make sure people with vision loss are set up to have a successful voting experience this fall. Join us…
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Medicare 101 Virtual Webinars

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Medicare can be confusing and do you really understand it? Whether you have been on Medicare for awhile or starting Medicare sometime this year, you are invited to virtual Medicare 101 webinars. The webinars are presented in collaboration with other agencies and libraries throughout Milwaukee county. You do not need to be a member of…
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