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  News From DAWN (Posted in the last 30 days)

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.

GOTV and Voting Information

(Added 10/14/2016) More
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. 

Supported Decision Making Focus Group Invitation

(Added 08/18/2016) More
BPDD is interested in exploring the topic of supported decision-making, including what kind of tools and resources are needed.

Call for 2016 Diehard Award Nominations

(Added 08/08/2016) More
 Do you know someone who has made a significant contribution to the advocacy work here in Wisconsin? 

Apply to be a Wisconsin Partner in Policymaking!

(Added 08/03/2016) More
Wisconsin Partners in Policymaking is a six-session advocacy and systems change training program.

Family-Led Groups Application

(Added 07/27/2016) More
Apply for a BPDD Family-Led Groups Application. 

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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.

The Wisconsin Council on Developmental Disabilities funds DAWN as part of the State Plan on Developmental Disabilities. [More About DAWN ]