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Request for services: Community Outreach to African American Families of Children with Disabilities

Disability Rights Wisconsin is seeking to contract with an Outreach Consultant with strong relationships to Milwaukee’s African American community, to assist with our advocacy and outreach initiative to Milwaukee African American families who have a child with a disability. The project will increase the family’s awareness of and access to home and community based services. Deliverables include collaborating with DRW to engage families and community leaders; developing an outreach plan; creating an advisory council; developing project materials; and promoting, publicizing, and coordinating outreach events. Experience with outreach to the Milwaukee African American community is required. Experience with the disability system as a parent or professional is desirable.   This is a limited-term contract ending 9/30/2017.

Please click here for a detailed project description and application requirements.

Deadline: 10/21/2016, will remain open until filled.