Archive for December, 2012

Job Posting: DBS Program Attorney in DRW Rice Lake Office

Attorney – in Disability Rights Wisconsin’s Rice Lake office to assist lay advocates in public benefits cases, conduct trainings, and provide direct legal representation to clients.  For a complete Position Description click here: Rice Lake DBS Atty position announcement .  Excellent benefits.  Resume & letter of interest due by Jan. 4.  Mail to Disability Rights WI, 131 W. Wilson St., Ste. 700, Madison, WI 53703 or email to  Members of racial/ethic minority groups and person with disabilities strongly encouraged to apply.  EEO/AA Employer.

Statewide Disability Advocacy Groups Support DPI Call for Increased Special Education State Funding

Disability Rights Wisconsin joins other statewide disability groups in supporting increases in state special education funding.

Click the following link to read the press release: Disability Advocacy Groups Support DPI Call for Increased Special Ed State Funding.

Disability Vote Coalition Research on Voters with Disabilities

Disability Rights Wisconsin and the Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities presented in November 2012 at the National TASH Conference. The presentation’s focus was Get Out the Vote (GOTV) efforts and research we have conducted on voters from the disability community in Wisconsin.

Our presentation outlines what we have learned and the outcomes of our project as part of the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition.  Click here to read the powerpoint document: Research-Based Voter Engagement – Voters with Disabilities.