Updates

Survival Coalition response on CNA bill

The Survival Coalition of Wisconsin Disability Organizations is concerned about the planned Assembly vote to override Governor Evers’ veto of Assembly Bill 76. The bill would decrease training requirements for certified nursing aides (CNAs) from the current requirement of 120 hours to the federal minimum of 75 hours. Read more.  

Survival Coalition recommendations for the Governor’s Council on Equity and Inclusion

Survival Coalition members support Executive Order #59 which requires state agencies to develop and implement equity and inclusion action plans, directs the Wisconsin Department of Administration to develop and provide mandatory equity and inclusion training for all state agency employees, and creates the Governor’s Advisory Council on Equity and Inclusion. Read document here.  

Survival Coalition responds to the request for public comments to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights regarding its investigation into 14c subminimum wage.

Wisconsin Survival Coalition submitted recommendations on subminimum wage. Read full document

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 […]

SURVIVAL COALITION RECOGNIZES CAREGIVERS DURING NOVEMBER AWARENESS MONTH

(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.