Employment
Employing Persons with Disabilities – Workplace Culture

  Securing skilled, talented and qualified people with disabilities can impact your company’s competitive advantage and workplace morale.  Your leadership

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Employment
Employing People with Disabilities: People-First Language

  People with disabilities are – first and foremost – people who have individual abilities, interests and needs. They are

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Employing People with Disabilities – Myths, Realities and Job Accommodations

  There are many powerful myths that exist about people with disabilities in the workplace. Perhaps you have heard some

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Employment
Employing People with Disabilities – Disability Awareness

  Introduction People with disabilities can be a strong asset to your business, bringing new perspectives and dedication to the

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Current Federal Information

Learn more about who represents you in Congress and federal policies.   Minnesota’s Congressional Delegation — Contact Info for Local

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Public Policy Partners

Thank you to our partners for your support of our public policy work! Your generosity allows us to continue working

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Invest in Special Education

We are also working with the Coalition for Children with Disabilities to develop legislative “asks” aimed at improving and investing

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Expand Affordable Housing Options

Issue: Individuals with disabilities and people in direct support professions are struggling to find accessible, affordable housing options throughout Minnesota. This

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Stabilize Home & Community Based Services

Issue: The Best Life Alliance 2019 legislative proposal ends a destabilizing cut to community-based services rates due to federal action, and

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Improve Consumer Directed Community Supports

Issue: Consumer Directed Community Supports (CDCS) offers people accessing Medical Assistance (MA) waivers a range of options in effectively managing their

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Reform Minnesota’s PCA Program

Issue: The workforce shortage is a cross-sector crisis affecting industries statewide, but the stakes for Minnesotans with disabilities are literally life

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Prevent Sexual Violence & Abuse

Issue: National data shows that individuals with I/DD experience sexual violence at a rate seven times higher than others who do

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