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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.

Youth Leadership Forum Accepting Applications

(Added 03/22/2016) More
Youth Leadership Forum (YLF) is a week-long leadership training and career awareness program for high school students with disabilities

BPDD comments on Family Care Concept Plan

(Added 03/03/2016) More
BPDD welcomes the opportunity to discuss specific questions with the Department. 

Provide Public Comments on the Board's 2017-2021 State Plan!

(Added 01/29/2016) More
Provide Public Comments on the Board's 2017-2021 State Plan! 

BPDD Provides "Full Lives" Grants to Four Organizations

(Added 01/20/2016) More
BPDD provides Technical Assistance Grants to four organizations to support individuals with disabilities to build FULL LIVES in the community.

Grants for Organizations to Support Building Full Lives in Community

(Added 11/30/2015) More
Is your organization committed to building FULL LIVES in the community by providing services and supports that are individualized, full of choices, and built around the dreams and aspirations of the individuals?

BPDD would like your input!

(Added 11/17/2015) More
BPDD would like your input!  This survey is for people with disabilities or family members that have participated in a BPDD project or activity during the past year. 

Upcoming BPDD Conversation Cafes

(Added 10/01/2015) More
BPDD is gathering input for its new State Plan in person at Conversation Cafes, held throughout the state (Lively and interactive, Conversations Cafes enable everyone to have an opportunity to provide input and improve the quality of the outcomes):

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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.

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