WI BPDD is happy to announce that 6 new Sparks Grants have been awarded for 2018-19.  Congratulations to the following:

Celebrating Ability-Stoughton who will raise awareness about inclusion using the Dan Habib film, Intelligent Lives, as the start of a discussion with the community.

Padres e Hijos-Madison looking to allow children of all abilities and cultures to experience activities such as bike riding, baseball and soccer and to help families better understand self-determination.

The C.R.E.W.-Hales Corners working to connect families to appropriate services while offering support and education.

People First-Fond du Lac is starting up a new chapter in their community to give people with disabilities their own voice.

Access for All-Wisconsin Rapids is organizing an advocacy group to address transportation barriers including working with current transportation providers to encourage them to include people with disabilities in their planning processes.

Greater Wausau Metro Area Transit Challenge-Wausau will educate the community about the value of a sustainable transit system by asking volunteers to ride the bus for three days and then talk about what worked and what didn’t.