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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.

Apply for a 2016 SPARKS Grant

(Added 07/08/2016) More
Don't miss your chance to spark grassroots change in your community with a BPDD SPARKS Grant! 

Apply for Employment First Partner Grants

(Added 06/22/2016) More
Are you interested in expanding employment opportunities for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD), including people with diverse identities and/or individuals who are underserved? 

New 2017-2021 Five-Year State Plan

(Added 06/21/2016) More
 After gathering input from people around Wisconsin, hearing from individuals with disabilities and their families, BPDD has finalized our new 2017-2021 five-year state plan. 

Youth Leadership Forum Accepting Applications

(Added 03/22/2016) More
Youth Leadership Forum (YLF) is a week-long leadership training and career awareness program for high school students with disabilities

BPDD comments on Family Care Concept Plan

(Added 03/03/2016) More
BPDD welcomes the opportunity to discuss specific questions with the Department. 

Provide Public Comments on the Board's 2017-2021 State Plan!

(Added 01/29/2016) More
Provide Public Comments on the Board's 2017-2021 State Plan! 

BPDD Provides "Full Lives" Grants to Four Organizations

(Added 01/20/2016) More
BPDD provides Technical Assistance Grants to four organizations to support individuals with disabilities to build FULL LIVES in the community.

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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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