The Board of Directors of Disability Rights Wisconsin (DRW) will be conducting a Listening Session on Friday, December 3, 2010 in Beloit.
DRW is the designated protection and advocacy agency for people with developmental, physical, or sensory disabilities and people with mental illness in 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.
The DRW Board wants to hear from people with disabilities, their families, friends, disability activists, service providers and other concerned individuals about 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.
WHEN: Friday, December 3, 2010 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
WHERE: Fairfield Inn & Suites Beloit
2784 Milwaukee Rd
Beloit, WI 53511
PARKING: Free parking in the Fairfield Inn & Suites parking lot.
BUS: Route #4 bus stops next to the Fairfield Inn.
QUESTIONS: Call 800-928-8778 or 608-267-0214 Voice
ACCOMMODATIONS: Please contact Linda Apple at 800-928-8778 or 608-267-0214 or firstname.lastname@example.org by Wednesday, November 24 if you need an accommodation or language translation to participate.
WRITTEN COMMENTS: If you would like to submit written comments, you may send them via email to email@example.com or by mail to Disability Rights Wisconsin, 131 West Wilson Street, Suite 700, Madison, WI 53703