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Upcoming BPDD Conversation Cafes
(Added 10/01/2015) More
BPDD is gathering input for its new State Plan in person at Conversation Cafes, held throughout the state (Lively and interactive, Conversations Cafes enable everyone to have an opportunity to provide input and improve the quality of the outcomes):
Wisconsin Partners in Policymaking
(Added 06/22/2015) More
Wisconsin Partners in Policymaking is a six-session advocacy and systems change training program. Advocates can sign up for the next session now.
Wisconsin Youth Leadership Forum Accepting Applications
(Added 04/29/2015) More
The Wisconsin Youth Leadership Forum (YLF) is a week-long leadership training and career awareness program for high school students with disabilities, July 26-31, 2015, Edgewood College, Madison.
BPDD hosts Legislative Breakfast on Employment First
(Added 04/24/2015) More
BPDD’s Kenosha Employment First Community Action Team (CAT)/LCS Racine hosted a Legislative Breakfast
Disability Organizations Support New ABLE ACT Legislation to Help People Plan for the Future
(Added 04/23/2015) More
BPDD and Disability Rights Wisconsin are excited to work with legislators to move forward important legislation that would increase the economic self-sufficiency and quality of life for people with disabilities and their families.
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Dawn is a statewide grassroots cross-disability network of people who care about disability issues. DAWN supports legislative change in the programs and systems affecting people with all disabilities.
DAWN focuses on the most important issues affecting all people with disabilities. It includes people with disabilities, family members, friends, service providers and others who are committed to enhancing the lives of people with disabilities.
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