Viewing by month: February 2013

Feb 28 2013

Take Your Legislator to Work Campaign: 2012 Report

Check out the report for the 2012 Take Your Legislator to Work Campaign!

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Feb 28 2013

Learn About Employment Options

WI FACETS will host a panel discussion about employment on Tuesday, Mar. 5 in Milwaukee.

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0 comments - Posted by Chris Thomas-Cramer at 11:53 AM - Categories: DAWN Alerts | Miscellaneous | Advocacy

Feb 27 2013

Candidate Forum on Special Education this Friday

This Friday (Mar. 1), a candidate forum on special education issues will be held on the UW-Oshkosh campus. Rep. Don Pridemore is challenging current State Superintendent Tony Evers for the position.

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0 comments - Posted by BPDD at 5:02 PM - Categories: Advocacy | DAWN Alerts | Miscellaneous

Feb 27 2013

BPDD 40th Anniversary

Join BPDD on Wednesday, March 20, as we celebrate the Board's 40th Anniversary!

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Feb 26 2013

Federal Budget Crisis: Speak Out Now

An automatic 10% cut in federal funding for discretionary programs will go into effect on Friday, Mar. 1 unless Congress and the President can agree to a solution.

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0 comments - Posted by Chris Thomas-Cramer at 3:26 PM - Categories: Advocacy | DAWN Alerts | Miscellaneous

Feb 25 2013

Training Event for Families: Advocacy for Change

Advocacy for Change: A Family Leadership Institute will be held in Madison on April 3-4. It is sponsored by Family Voices of Wisconsin.

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0 comments - Posted by Chris Thomas-Cramer at 3:40 PM - Categories: DAWN Alerts | Miscellaneous | Advocacy

Feb 25 2013

State Budget Training: Oshkosh

Attend a free training next week in La Crosse and get the information and tools necessary to be an effective advocate!

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0 comments - Posted by BPDD at 10:50 AM - Categories: Advocacy | DAWN Alerts | Events | Miscellaneous | Trainings

Feb 25 2013

State Budget Training: Sheboygan

Attend a free training next week in Sheboygan and get the information and tools necessary to be an effective advocate!

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0 comments - Posted by BPDD at 10:33 AM - Categories: Advocacy | DAWN Alerts | Events | Miscellaneous | Trainings

Feb 25 2013

State Budget Training in La Crosse this Week

Attend a free training this week in La Crosse and get the information and tools necessary to be an effective advocate!

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0 comments - Posted by BPDD at 10:04 AM - Categories: Advocacy | DAWN Alerts | Events | Miscellaneous | Trainings

Feb 22 2013

Press Release: BPDD Congratulates New DHS Sec. Rhoades

BPDD congratulates Kitty Rhoades on her appointment as the Secretary for the State of Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

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Feb 20 2013

DRW Listening Session in Milwaukee on Mar. 1

The Disability Rights Wisconsin (DRW) Board of Directors wants to hear from people with disabilities, their families, friends, disability activists, service providers and other concerned individuals.

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0 comments - Posted by Chris Thomas-Cramer at 4:08 PM - Categories: Advocacy | DAWN Alerts | Miscellaneous

Feb 19 2013

Attend the Candidate Forum on Special Education

On Friday, March 1, a candidate forum on special education issues will be held on the UW-Oshkosh campus.

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0 comments - Posted by BPDD at 2:43 PM - Categories: DAWN Alerts | Miscellaneous | BPDD

Feb 18 2013

Take Action to Stop Special Needs Vouchers

Now is the time to contact your legislators and take action on this issue.

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0 comments - Posted by BPDD at 4:55 PM - Categories: Advocacy | DAWN Alerts | Miscellaneous

Feb 18 2013

Press Release: Governor's Proposed Education Budget Raises Concerns

BPDD concerned about how students with disabilities will be affected

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0 comments - Posted by BPDD at 1:20 PM - Categories: Press Releases | BPDD

Feb 18 2013

State Budget Training: La Crosse

Attend a free training next week in La Crosse and get the information and tools necessary to be an effective advocate!

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0 comments - Posted by BPDD at 12:45 PM - Categories: Advocacy | DAWN Alerts | Miscellaneous

Feb 15 2013

Transportation Available for Disability Advocacy Day

Transportation is available from Milwaukee to Madison on Disability Advocacy Day.

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0 comments - Posted by Chris Thomas-Cramer at 3:46 PM - Categories: DAWN Alerts | Miscellaneous | Advocacy

Feb 13 2013

Register for Disability Advocacy Day

Disability Advocacy Day connects you with your legislators so you can share your story and tell them what issues are important to you.

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0 comments - Posted by BPDD at 11:39 AM - Categories: DAWN Alerts | Miscellaneous | Advocacy

Feb 12 2013

Press Event: Concerns about Special Needs Vouchers

Join grassroots advocates at a Capitol press event next Monday to voice concerns about special needs vouchers.

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0 comments - Posted by BPDD at 10:10 AM - Categories: DAWN Alerts | Miscellaneous | Advocacy

Feb 11 2013

State Budget Trainings: Eau Claire and Hudson

Attend a free training this week in Eau Claire or Hudson and get the information and tools necessary to be an effective advocate!

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0 comments - Posted by BPDD at 4:24 PM - Categories: DAWN Alerts | Miscellaneous | Advocacy

Feb 8 2013

Special Needs Vouchers: Share Your Concerns with Gov. Walker Now

Contact the Governor now and advocate for a state budget that does not include special needs vouchers/scholarships for students with disabilities!

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9 comments - Posted by BPDD at 3:58 PM - Categories: Advocacy | DAWN Alerts | Miscellaneous

Feb 6 2013

Attend a State Budget Advocacy Training

To ensure disability advocates can effectively advocate on state budget issues , the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities (BPDD) is conducting a series of free state budget advocacy trainings around the state. The series, “From Info to Action: State Budget Trainings for Disability Advocates,” will provide the information and tools advocates need to have their own impact on the state budget.

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Feb 5 2013

Present at the 2013 Wisconsin Self-Determination Conference

Are you interested in presenting at the 2013 Wisconsin Self-Determination Conference? If you are, please submit a Proposal Form!

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0 comments - Posted by BPDD at 4:22 PM - Categories: Advocacy | DAWN Alerts | Miscellaneous | BPDD

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