Survival Coalition Statement on Senate Education Actions:

Negative Consequences and Missed Opportunities for Students with Disabilities Madison – The Survival Coalition of Wisconsin Disability Organizations is disappointed in Tuesday’s conclusion of the State Senate session, especially the passage of AB966 and AB970 and the legislature’s failure to use state surplus dollars to relieve chronic underfunding for students with disabilities. Read full press […]

Survival Coalition Concerned about bills scheduled for Assembly vote that increase bureaucracy and take BadgerCare away from working people with disabilities.

Survival Coalition has concerns about two bills the full Assembly will vote on today that would increase paperwork and penalize people who are already working for not working more by taking away their health care coverage. Read full Press Release

Disability Advocacy Day of Action!

March 16, 2022, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm  Join us virtually on Zoom Registration Open– Deadline is March 8! Disability Day of Action is a virtual event focused on connecting Disability Advocates with their legislators to talk about issues that matter.  Participants learn more about issues during a short briefing then work in teams to plan what they want […]

Action Alert: Family Caregiver’s Third job: Navigating the Maze of Systems

Today, Survival Coalition of disability organizations, Wisconsin Aging Advocacy Network, and the Wisconsin Family Caregiver Alliance are releasing the sixth short video focused on the daily challenges faced by Wisconsin’s family caregivers. This week’s video exposes the struggle caregivers face with the systems that are supposed to help them. Watch this four-minute video onCaregiver’s Third […]

Survival Coalition Action Alert: All On Our Own: Part Time Help for Full Time Care

Today Survival Coalition of disability organizations, Wisconsin Aging Advocacy Network, and the Wisconsin Family Caregiver Alliance are releasing the fifth of six short videos focused on the daily challenges faced by Wisconsin’s family caregivers. We need Survival Coalition members’ help to distribute this video and facts about Wisconsin family caregivers on social media, to grassroots, and to reporters. This […]

Update November 22: COVID Cases and Deaths Among People with Disabilities and Older Adults in Wisconsin

(Madison) – The Survival Coalition of more than 20 disability organizations supports the work of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and the Governor Evers’ administration to share regularly updated data regarding the impacts of COVID-19 in Wisconsin’s Medicaid Adult Home and Community-Based Services system.  People with disabilities and older adults, particularly those who live […]