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Disability Rights Wisconsin Announces New Website PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Disability Rights Wisconsin, Dan Idzikowski   
Friday, 30 March 2018 14:44

disabled-mentallyWebsite is designed to increase access to justice through education, practical resources, policy alerts, and legal representation.


MADISON - Disability Rights Wisconsin (DRW) is proud to present a to its partners and consumers their new website. The new site was made fully accessible and easy to navigate so that more resources can be at the fingertips of anyone who is looking for them. New and old information can be found on one of the many pages of the site.

Visit the website now at www.disabilityrightswi.org.

Here are some examples of information that you will find:

  • Resources on assistive technology, accessibility, client rights, employment, long-term care, mental health, public benefits, and more
  • Stories of how DRW has helped people with disabilities exercise their rights
  • Current news and updates regarding legislature, events, and opportunities related to people with disabilities

----Additional quotes from our team:

“Our goal is to be a valuable resource for people who are looking for information and support to advocate for issues that affect the lives of people with disabilities,” commented Laura Hanson, Director of Operations and Quality.

daniel-idzikowskiThe new website also features the stories of people whom DRW has helped to exercise their rights and pursue their own personal goals. “We hope that by sharing these stories, more people will be inspired to join the disability rights movement and give voice to their own struggle for justice. Our new website is designed to increase access to justice through education, practical resources, policy alerts, and legal representation” shared Daniel Idzikowski, Executive Director.

“The work we do to promote effective policies for people with disabilities at all levels of government cannot be done without the support and action of other disability organizational partners, and most importantly, self-advocates and their family members who are directly affected by the decisions of our elected officials. We look forward to continuing to equip Wisconsinites with the information they need to advocate for their rights,” stated Amy Devine, Public Policy Coordinator.

 
Gruszynski Receives 2018 Local Legislator of the Year Award PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Staush For Assembly   
Friday, 30 March 2018 10:16

staush-gruszynskiBrown County Supervisor honored Wednesday for work with conservationists to help pass a resolution against the Back 40 mine in 2017.

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In Memory of Former Attorney General Peg Lautenschlager PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Democratic Party of Wisconsin, Melanie Conklin   
Thursday, 29 March 2018 16:31

peg-lautenschlagerWas one of Wisconsin’s most dedicated grassroots progressives, for whom no work was too small or too big in her fight for justice, fairness and opportunity for all Wisconsinites. Fond du Lac native a victim of cancer at age 62.

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Walker Concedes, Calls Special Elections As Ordered by Judge PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Wisconsin Senate Democrats, Kate Constalie   
Thursday, 29 March 2018 14:15

manitowoc-co-peopleIncreasingly frustrated voters to get representation after Governor’s attempts to undercut law, judicial system fail.

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