Save the Date for Disability Advocacy Day

Tuesday, March 24, 2020 Registration will open by February, 2020 No Walks in permitted. Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center, One John Nolen Drive,  Madison, WI Disability Advocacy Day is designed to connect you with your legislators so you can talk about issues that matter to you. You are the expert in sharing how legislative policies […]


(MADISON) — The Survival Coalition of more than 30 disability organizations recognizes the contributions of Wisconsin’s caregivers as today kicks off National Family Caregiver Month. “A majority of Survival members tell us that the direct care workforce crisis and the stress that puts on family caregivers is their top concern,” says Beth Swedeen, Survival Co-Chair. […]

Survival Coalition Caregiver Task Force Recommendations

Survival Coalitions has provided to a set of recommendations. See full recommendations.

Survival Coalition provides testimony on AB 462

Survival Coalition members are concerned about the safety of people with disabilities and support policies that lead to prevention and effective response to abuse. However, our analysis finds that AB 462 will not increase safety and we have concluded this bill will result in negative unintended consequences. Survival Coalition has substantive concerns about how such […]

Summary of Impact of Final State Budget on People with Disabilities

Survival Coalition summarizes Governor’s budget and charts more detailed information outlining the Governor’s original request, what the Legislature passed and then what adjustments were made through the Governor’s partial veto authority. Read the full document here.

Survival Coalition 2019-21 Budget Reaction

Celebrating what was done, while recognizing there is more to do People with disabilities, families and advocates for people with disabilities express thanks for key priorities included in the budget while also noting extreme disappointment for inadequate investment in other critical areas. See full details here.