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Mar 30 2011

Vote on Tuesday, April 5

On April 5, 2011, voters statewide will be choosing a Wisconsin State Supreme Court judge.

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Mar 29 2011

State Budget Briefings in La Crosse and Oshkosh

The Wisconsin Council on Children and Families will hold Brown Bag State Budget Information Briefings with time for questions and answers in Oshkosh on March 31 and in La Crosse on April 4.

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Mar 28 2011

BPDD - Public Notice of State Plan Development Meeting

A discussion of the latest draft of the BPDD’s 2012-2016 State Plan. Most participants will attend via conference call.

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Mar 27 2011

Info Alert: Rep. Steineke to Hold Listening Sessions

Rep. Steineke to hold listening sessions in the 5th Assembly district.

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Mar 26 2011

Milwaukee Session on Voter ID Bill

Milwaukee County Board Supervisor Nikiya Harris and the Milwaukee chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women to hold hearing on SB6 (Voter ID Bill.

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Mar 24 2011

State Budget Informational Briefing (Oshkosh)

Join the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families (WCCF) in Oshkosh on Thursday, March 31 to learn how the state budget could affect you and your community.

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Mar 23 2011

Wisconsin Biennial Budget - Preliminary Alalysis

Governor Walker has released his biennial budget request for 2011-2013 as a first step in the state budget process.

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Mar 21 2011

POSTPONED: Department of Health Services Seeks Public Input on Medicaid in Green Bay

The Department of Health Services is seeking public input from consumers, community partners, and providers at the first of a series of Town Hall Meetings Wednesday, March 23, at 1 p.m. at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC), 2740 W. Mason St., Green Bay, Room SC132 Student Lecture Hall in the Student Center.

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Mar 18 2011

Workshop on Housing Rights and Realities (Chequamegon Bay)

A collaboration of Ashland/Bayfield area organizations is hosting a free workshop event, Housing Rights and Realities, on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, Noon – 4:30 pm at the Northern Great Lakes Visitors Center, HWY 2, Ashland.

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Mar 18 2011

Disability Advocacy Day – Register Now!

Registration is now open for this event that will take place in Madison on April 6, 2011.

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Mar 12 2011

Youth Transitions Fellowship

The HSC Foundation, in partnership with the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD), is now accepting applications for a paid fellowship position with the organizations’ disability youth transition and collaboration work. Applications are due by March 17, 2011.

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Mar 12 2011

BPDD - Public Notice of Board Meeting

WISCONSIN BOARD FOR PEOPLE WITH DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE

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Mar 11 2011

DAWN Update: Budget Repair Bill

Disability advocates are wondering what the passage this week of the revised budget repair bill means for people with disabilities.

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Mar 10 2011

Ethics & Boundaries 2011: Training & Conversation

Peter Leidy and Mark Sweet, PhD, will conduct forums for conversation about both protecting people’s safety and advocating for full community lives that include a variety of relationships. There will be four trainings: Madison (4/26/11), Milwaukee (4/27/11), Oshkosh (5/4/11) and La Crosse (5/11/11).

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Mar 8 2011

Info Alert: Disability Advocacy Day – April 6 (State Capitol)

Disability Advocacy Day is designed to connect you with your legislators so you can share your story with them. You are the expert in sharing how legislative policies affect people with disabilities in their everyday lives.

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Mar 8 2011

Information: State Budget Briefing in Appleton

During a brown bag lunch, the Wisconsin Council on Children and Families (WCCF) will present information on how the State Budget impacts children and families. WCCF will provide information specific to the Appleton area.

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Mar 8 2011

Board Meeting on March 16 and 17

The Board continues to develop its 2012-2016 State Plan.

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Mar 8 2011

What’s After High School? (Stevens Point)

The Northern Regional Center for Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs and Family Voices of Wisconsin will co-host the training event What’s After High School? - Everything You Need to Know About Supports and Resources for Youth with Disabilities and Special Health Care Needs. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, May 14, 2011 at the Portage County Library in Stevens Point.

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Mar 8 2011

The Arc of Fond du Lac: Autism Conference

On Saturday, April 30, 2011, the Arc of Fond du Lac will be hosting an autism conference at Community Church in Fond du Lac. The conference, The Autism Dilemma: Finding Our Way, will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Mar 8 2011

WI AAIDD: The Pursuit of Behavioral Understanding

WI AAIDD presents an intensive one day seminar titled “The Pursuit of Behavioral Understanding: A Comprehensive Look Into Behavioral Methods and System.” The seminar will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. on April 15 at the Wilderness Resort in Wisconsin Dells.

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Mar 7 2011

2011-2013 Wisconsin Legislative Directory

The Legislative Directory is now available.

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Mar 7 2011

Alert: Family Care 101

Department of Health Services Deputy Director Kitty Rhoades will give a presentation to the Assembly Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care.

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Mar 2 2011

Alert: Public Hearings on BadgerCare and Medicaid

On March 7 and March 8, HealthWatch Wisconsin will hold public hearings in Madison and take testimony about the importance of BadgerCare and Medicaid to people in Wisconsin.

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