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DAWN is happy to announce our new Community News Service . The new network will announce major changes to the DAWN website along with advocacy opportunities, events, and trainings. Please send us your WI advocacy announcements for inclusion into our news feed.

Five Organizations Awarded Building Full Lives Grants

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Five Wisconsin organizations received “Building Full Lives in the Community” Technical Assistance Grants 

Free WIOA Forums!

(Added 11/14/2016) More
The Departments of Public Instruction, DHS, and Workforce Development/Division of Vocational Rehabilitation will present WIOA Forums in 4 locations 

Thanks for Attending the 2016 SD Conference!

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Thanks to all for participating in the 2016 Self-Determination Conference! 

November is National Family Caregivers Month

(Added 11/01/2016) More
November is National Family Caregivers Month and a time to focus on the value caregivers provide to their loved ones and our communities. 

GOTV and Voting Information

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Information for voters in Wisconsin on early voting, accepted IDs, and transportation.

Survey: How Does WI Care Workforce Crisis Impact You?

(Added 10/11/2016) More
Wisconsin’s direct care workforce crisis is leaving people with disabilities and the elderly without needed care

2016-2017 SPARKS Grants Awarded

(Added 10/04/2016) More
SPARKS Grants assist local grassroots groups to identify and make changes in their communities . 

Self-Advocacy Technical Assistance Coordinator Grant

(Added 10/04/2016) More
Building strong self-advocacy in Wisconsin

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month

(Added 10/04/2016) More
Held every October, NDEAM is an opportune time to educate about disability employment issues and celebrate the contributions of America’s workers with disabilities. 

Countdown to 2016 SD Conference Begins!

(Added 08/31/2016) More
The countdown to the 2016 Self Determination Conference Begins! 

Technical Assistance Grant Supports People First Wisconsin

(Added 08/31/2016) More
This BPDD grant will provide the technical assistance needed to People First Wisconsin to support the organization’s members. 

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