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Disability Rights Wisconsin Listening Session, Friday, September 19

The Board of Directors of Disability Rights Wisconsin (DRW) will conduct a Listening Session on Friday, September 19, 2014 in Milwaukee.


DRW is the designated protection and advocacy agency for people with developmental, physical, or sensory disabilities and people with mental illness for the entire state of Wisconsin. DRW engages in a variety of advocacy strategies, including one-on-one advocacy for individuals and their families; systems advocacy (influencing state and county policy, legislative advocacy and coalition building); class action and impact litigation; and providing training to people with disabilities, their family members, human service professionals, attorneys and others on a variety of disability related topics.


Come and share your ideas for the future of disability advocacy and the issues that need to be addressed in the areas of special education, developmental disability, mental health and physical disability services and disability rights. It is important for DRW to hear comments from parents, consumers, CRP representatives, about recognizing and preserving the full array of services.



WHEN:  Friday, September 19, 2014 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

WHERE:  Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Center  1531 W. Vliet St.  Milwaukee, Wisconsin

PARKING: Free parking at the Community Center.

BUS: Milwaukee bus service has 2 buses that stop near the  Center. The #33 bus stops right in front of the community   Center and the #23 bus stops at the corner of 17th and   W. Vliet Street.



If you would like to submit written comments, email applel@drwi.org or mail to:


Disability Rights Wisconsin

131 West Wilson Street,  Suite 700

Madison, WI  53703