Updates

DISABILITY ADVOCACY DAY REGISTRATION DEADLINE EXTENDED TO March 11, 2019

Because of the many registrations coming in we are extending the deadline. Please join us! Disability Advocacy Day Registration deadline extended to Monday, March 11.   Scholarships still available Transportation  There are several organizations that can assist you in getting to  Disability  Advocacy Day on March 20th. Milwaukee area: contact Michelle at Life Navigators: 414-774-6255 Several Independent Living Centers […]

Survival Coalition Statement on Executive Order #14 Improving Accessibility of DMV and DOT-Issued Voter ID’s

The Survival Coalition of more than 30 disability organizations supports today’s Executive Order from Governor Tony Evers designed to improve access to state photo ID’s for the purpose of voting. Survival Coalition membership hears from people with disabilities statewide who do not drive, do not have a driver’s license and have experienced barriers in obtaining […]

SURVIVAL COALITION SUPPORTS DISABILITY PRIORITIES IN GOVERNOR’S BUDGET

(MADISON) — The Survival Coalition of more than 30 disability organizations recognizes the significant focus on disability issues outlined in Governor Tony Evers’ proposed 2019-2021 biennial budget, addressing multiple issues that can improve the lives of people with disabilities and their families statewide. Survival Coalition co-chairs Beth Swedeen, Kristin Kerschensteiner and Lisa Pugh said Survival […]

Survival Coalition submits comments on the draft statewide Community Integrated Employment

Survival coalition members can comment on the draft statewide community integrated employment (CIE)stakeholder input session on Wednesday, February 27, 2019, either in person or by submitting email comments.  A joint plan to improve CIE outcomes in Wisconsin has been drafted in a collaborative effort between the Department of Workforce Development-Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR), the Department of Health Services […]

SURVIVAL COALITION APPLAUDS EXECUTIVE ORDER ANNOUNCING CAREGIVER TASK FORCE

(MADISON) — The Survival Coalition of more than 30 disability organizations supports today’s announcement by Governor Tony Evers of an Executive Order identifying a caregiver task force to address the growing shortage of direct care providers, both paid and informal as well as the stress on family caregivers statewide. “We know that people are not […]

Looking for Transportation to Disability Advocacy Day?

There are several organizations that can assist you in getting to  Disability  Advocacy Day on March 20th. Milwaukee area: contact Michelle at Life Navigators: 414-774-6255 Several Independent Living Centers are coordinating transportation. Check out the Map to find a participating ILC in your area. Don’t  forget to Register ! Two ways to register: Online at: https://www.eri-wi.org/dad/  Download form HERE Wednesday, March […]