Feb 20 2013

DRW Listening Session in Milwaukee on Mar. 1

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

Disability Rights Wisconsin Seeks Input from Advocates

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 about the issues that need to be addressed in the areas of:

• Abuse, neglect and patient rights
• Access to benefits and services
• Long-term care
• Community-based mental health services
• Deinstitutionalization
• Special education
• Assistive technology
• Barriers to accessibility
• Discrimination in employment and housing
• Voting rights
• Transportation

Event details:
Friday, Mar. 1, 2013
4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
6737 W. Washington St.
Summit Place Conference Room #2135
West Allis, WI

More details about bus and accessible transportation, parking, and accommodation requests can be found on the DRW website.

DRW is mandated by the federal government to provide protection and advocacy services to individuals with developmental, physical, or sensory disabilities and people with mental illness. DRW staff provide one-on-one advocacy for individuals and conduct class action and impact litigation. They also work on coalition building, legislative advocacy, and provide training.


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