Want to learn about what’s in the Wisconsin State Budget?  Concerned about whether supports people with disabilities need will continue to be funded? Attend a State Budget Training in your area.

The Wisconsin Board for People with Developmental Disabilities, The Arc Wisconsin and Disability Rights Wisconsin are partnering to bring budget trainings about disability issues to as many communities as possible during the months of February and March.

Here’s what you will learn:

  • The State Budget process and timelines
  • Overview of what’s included in the Governor’s budget
  • Information on issues important to people with disabilities including: Family Care, IRIS, special education, children’s long-term supports, transportation, employment, personal care and more…
  • Specific information on Medicaid Block Grants and related concerns
  • Next steps for the Affordable Care Act and health care coverage for people with disabilities
  • Action steps you can take
  • Where to find resources, information and support for your advocacy.

Every effort is made to provide accessible training locations.

To request disability related accommodations for a training session, please contact Diana at Disability Rights Wisconsin at 608-267-0214 or dianag@drwi.org Place your request as soon as possible, and at least two weeks prior to the training date. We will make every effort to meet your accommodation needs.

This training is appropriate for people with disabilities, family members, advocates and allies.

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Complete Listing of all Upcoming Trainings and Locations

February 28
Portage County Public Library
Pinery Room
1001 Main St.
Stevens Point
5:30-7:30 PM
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March 1
Headwaters
1441 E. Timber Dr
Rhinelander
5-7 PM
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March 1
The Arc of Washington County; Threshold
2380 W. Washington St.
West Bend, WI
5-7 PM
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March 6
Public Museum in the Daimler-Chrysler Rm.
5500 1st Avenue
Kenosha
1 – 3 PM
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March 7
People First Eau Claire; Arc of Dunn County;  The Arc Eau Claire
Clarion Hotel
2703 Craig Road
Eau Claire
6:30 – 8:30 PM
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March 7
Brookfield Library
1900 N Calhoun Road
Brookfield
5:30-7 PM
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March 8
First Presbyterian Church
1901 Vine St.
Hudson
6-8 PM
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March 8
The Arc of Southwestern Wisconsin
Hodan Comm. Services Center
941 W. Fountain St.
Mineral Point
6:30 PM
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March 9
The Arc La Crosse
Viterbo University
Reinhardt Center
900 Viterbo Dr.
La Crosse
6:30 – 9 PM
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March 13
The Arc of Racine County
Gateway Technical College
Racine Campus Conference Center
Great Lakes Room 116
901 Pershing Drive
Racine
1 – 3  PM
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March 14
The Arc of Dodge County
Watermark Community and Senior Center
209 S Center St.
Beaver Dam
6:15 -8 PM
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March 14
Independence First
540 Sth 1st St.
Milwaukee
3 – 5 PM
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March 15
The Arc of Greater Columbia County
Law Enforcement Center
John Roche Community Room
711 Cook Street
Portage
10:00 AM
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March 17
Options for Independent Living
555 Country Club Road
Green Bay
3 – 5 PM
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March 22
Living Our Vision and The Arc Dane County
Orchard Ridge Church of Christ
1501 Gilbert Rd
Madison
6 – 8 PM
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March 23
Red Cliff Band of Chippewa
Legendary Resort
Bayfield
1 – 2:30 PM
6- 7:30 PM
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March 28
The Arc Fond du Lac
500 North Park Avenue
Fond du Lac
7 PM
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