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Upcoming Events

 

February

February 8, 2019, 10:00am – 12:00pm at Accra, 220 – 22nd Avenue East, Suite 103, Alexandria
February 15, 2019, 10:00am – 12:00pm at Accra, 124 – East Walnut Street, Suite 20, Mankato

Your Voice is Important with the Minnesota Legislature!
Accra and The Arc Minnesota are cohosting legislative open houses. This is a great opportunity to:

  • Learn about legislative issues that impact you, your family members, or the people you support.
  • Find out how to contact your legislators.
  • And most importantly – get assistance with sharing your personal story! We would love to have people who receive services as well as their families and Direct Support Professionals attend.

Treats will be provided along with an opportunity to win some prizes. Legislators from Alexandria and Mankato will also be invited.

February 19, 2019
Days at the Capitol, Arc Minnesota and other advocacy organizations
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Join advocates, families, professionals and allies in a Capitol rally to support improved services for people with disabilities and help advance the inclusion and independences of all Minnesotans with disabilities.

Sponsored by: Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance, The Arc Minnesota, Advocating Change Together, Proof Alliance (formerly Minnesota Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome), Autism Society of Minnesota, Minnesota Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities, Minnesota Council on Disability

February 26, 2019
Days at the Capitol, Accra is the sponsor for Disability Day at the Capitol with Minnesota Consortium
for Citizens with Disabilities
9:30 – 11:00am
Department of Transportation Cafeteria, 395 John Ireland Blvd, St. Paul, MN 55155

Registration is not required. Plan to meet with your legislators after.

March

March 5, 2019
Days at the Capitol, Minnesota Home Care Association
for Citizens with Disabilities
10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Room 500 N State Office Building

Join members of MHCA for an update on legislative issues and hear from legislators. Make an appointment to meet with your legislator. Mentors are available for people who have never met with their legislator before.

March 12, 2019
Days at the Capitol,Association of Residential Resources of Minnesota (ARRM)
Rally at 10:00am in the Capitol Rotunda

Watch for more information: https://www.arrm.org/ARRM/Advocacy/ARRM-DAC/ARRM/Advocacy/ARRM-Day-at-the-Capitol.aspx?hkey=4cbb8248-f819-4a17-ba13-582c9dd9ce0f

Other Opportunities

Every Tuesday during the legislative session, Minnesota Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities gathers in the Transportation building cafeteria and provides updates on the bills that are important to the disability community.

Accra will be hosting some outstate legislative update meetings in January and February.