Survival Coalition Wisconsin

The Survival Coalition of Wisconsin Disability Organizations is a cross-disability coalition of more than 40 state and local organizations and groups. For more than 20 years, Survival has been focused on changing and improving policies and practices that support people with disabilities of all ages to be full participants in community life.

Updates

Survival Coalition Statement on Appointment of Andrea Palm to Department of Health Services Secretary

The Survival Coalition of more than 30 disability organizations looks forward to working with  Governor-Elect Tony Evers’ proposed Department of Health Services (DHS) Secretary Andrea Palm to continue to improve important Medicaid programs that people with disabilities across the lifespan depend on throughout Wisconsin. Nearly 20 Medicaid programs in Wisconsin provide a variety of supports to people with disabilities so that they can live, work, and contribute in their communities. DHS leadership will be important in the months to come in facing critical issues, including a serious direct care worker shortage.

 

Survival Coalition provides Governor-Elect Evers’ Transition Team Recommendations for Immediate Action and the Biennial Budget

Survival Co-chairs meat with Governor-Elect Evers’ transition team to discuss recommendations for immediate Action and the biennial budget on issues including Caregiving, Medicaid prior authorization for children, MAPP, special education, and employment. Read the full document here.

Save the Date for Disability Advocacy Day 2019

Wednesday, March 20, 2019
Official Site for Disability Advocacy Day.

Start Time  TBD

Registration will open by February 1, 2019
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 affect people with disabilities in their everyday lives.

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Make certain your voice is heard! 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 affect people with disabilities in their everyday lives.