Jamey Helgeson: Disability Advocacy Day — Uniting voices for change on March 27

Published 5:51 pm Tuesday, February 13, 2024

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Mark your calendars for a day of empowerment and change as Disability Advocacy Day unfolds on March 27, 2024, at the Minnesota State Capitol. The event kicks off with a pre-rally from 9:30-10:45 a.m. in the Capitol Rotunda, featuring check-in, poster making, insights into the Minnesota Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (MNCCD) Policy Agenda, and an opportunity to connect with like-minded advocates for Disability Justice.

Participants are encouraged to register in advance at https://bit.ly/3DbxcOp.

During the pre-rally, a registration table will be set up from 9:30-10:45 a.m. in the Capitol Rotunda, providing a one-stop-shop for check-ins and information about the day. Additionally, attendees can unleash their creativity by making posters for the rally, with all necessary supplies provided.

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The heart of the day is the Disability Advocacy Rally, taking place from 11-11:45 a.m. in the Minnesota State Capitol Rotunda. This rallying point brings together individuals with disabilities, their allies, and supporters, fostering a collective voice advocating for crucial policy changes.

This is a call to action, an opportunity to be part of a movement that aims to shape policies and perspectives. Mark March 24, on your calendar and join the Disability Advocacy Day to make your voice heard in the pursuit of a more inclusive and just society.

Upcoming Events

Today: Special Olympics Bowling

Today: Youth/Family: Bowling

Friday: Dinner and a Movie

Feb. 20: Bingo

Feb. 21: Special Olympics Bowling

Feb. 21: Youth/Family: Sibshops and Sibteens Bowling

Feb. 22: Movie and Munchies

Feb. 24: Twin Cities Day Trip

You can see the full calendar at https://tinyurl.com/LIFEMCCalendar