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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.

Deadline Extended to Sept. 11: Apply for Partners in Policymaking

(Added 09/03/2014) More
The deadline to apply for Wisconsin Partners in Policymaking has been extended to September 11, 2014.

Early Registration for SD Conference Extended!

(Added 08/28/2014) More
SC: LogoThe Early Bird registration discount for the 2014 Self Determination Conference has been extended to Friday, September 12.

Advance Your Advocacy: Apply for Partners in Policymaking

(Added 08/22/2014) More
Wisconsin Partners in Policymaking is an advocacy and leadership training program for self-advocates and family members of a person with a developmental disability. The deadline to apply is September 2, 2014.

Family Scholarships Now Available for SD Conference!

(Added 08/14/2014) More
Scholarships are now available for students age 14-21 to attend the SD Conference November 10-12, 2014 with a parent.

Join BPDD’s Take Your Legislator to Work Campaign

(Added 08/07/2014) More
The BPDD is now accepting applications for people with disabilities interested in taking their legislators to work.  The campaign highlights the importance and benefits of community integrated jobs for people with disabilities.

Take A Stand On the Plan: Tell DHS what you think by September 2nd

(Added 07/30/2014) More
Wisconsin Transition Plan must expand choices for people with disabilities
DHS must hear from people with disabilities, families and advocates who believe people with disabilities need more choice in their lives and should be part of our communities.
We only have 30 days to comment!
Visit www.takeastandontheplan.org for more information, and use our online tool to submit your comments

Help the US Support Disability Rights around The World

(Added 07/25/2014) More
Contact Senator Ron Johnson today on the Disability Rights Treaty.

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