Register for Disability Advocacy Day
Join people with disabilities from throughout the state for Disability Advocacy Day in Madison on Tuesday, March 21 at the Monona Terrace and Convention Center, One John Nolen Drive. 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.
Register Online at EVENTBRITE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/disability-advocacy-d.... Download a registration form at http://www.survivalcoalitionwi.org/ or call Sandy Popp at Options at (888) 465-1515, ext. 179. Registration is due by March 10, 2017.
New this year is an online registration through PayPal to reserve a lunch. Lunch is a box lunch and the cost is $12. You can also bring a lunch from home if you prefer! And if you are able, please donate to help others attend this event!
Please note that Survival Coalition will schedule your legislative visit. Your visit will be with others from your district. In order to have accurate scheduling – you must use your home address on the registration form. Check-In starts at 9:30 am on March 21, 2017. Parking is own your own. Fees may apply. Parking is available at Monona Terrace. For groups of 10 or more: If you need transportation assistance please contact: Survivalcoalitionwi@gmail.com.
Disability Awareness Day Agenda
9:30 AM: Check in: Monona Terrace, One John Nolen Drive, Madison Pick up materials/T-Shirt (if you don't have one)
10:30 AM: Briefing on Survival Coalition's current issues
11:00 AM: Planning time with others from your district
12:00 PM: Pick up your box lunch (if you ordered one). You may eat your lunch at Monona Terrace or at the Capitol. Outside restaurant food is not permitted in Monona Terrace but you may bring a lunch from home.
12:30-12:50 PM: Rally at the State Capitol, South Hamilton Street. entrance. (3 blocks away) (You are responsible for your own transportation to the Capitol).
1:00- 3:00 PM: Legislative visits scheduled
3:00-3:30 PM: Check out and debrief after your visit at the Capitol
Justin Dart, considered the father of the Americans with Disabilities Act, is quoted as saying “Get into politics as if your life depends on it. It does!"