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If you are passionate about making a change that will improve the lives of people with disabilities in your community, apply for a SPARKS Grant! The deadline to apply is 12:00 p.m. on Friday, August 2, 2013.
New project to increase the number of people with disabilities who have choice and control over their lives.
The final decision on Family Care/IRIS expansion will be made by the Senate. There is still a chance to end wait lists for people with disabilities and aging Wisconsin residents with long-term support needs so they can stay in their communities. Contact your Senator now using our take action tool.
The Department of Health Services and MTM, Inc. will host six regional town hall meetings in the upcoming weeks. This is an opportunity for you to learn more about the new NEMT services and how they could affect you – RSVP now!
The final decision on Family Care/IRIS expansion will be made by the Assembly next week. Contact your Assembly member now using our take action tool.
Next week, the Assembly Committee on Campaigns and Elections will vote on Assembly Bill 225, which includes provisions that could impact voting accessibility for people with disabilities. If you have concerns about this bill, use DAWN’s easy Take Action tool to contact your Assemblyperson today!
Early this morning, the Joint Finance Committee (JFC) completed its work on the 2013-2015 State Budget. With the budget moving to the Assembly, disability advocates can still make a difference and improve the lives of people with disabilities in Wisconsin. If you are concerned about any of these issues, contact your legislators!