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Welcome!

The Minnesota Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (MN-CCD) is broad-based coalition of advocacy and provider organizations working to change public policy to improve the lives of people with disabilities through building awareness, providing education and engaging the community. MN-CCD envisions equity and opportunity for all people with disabilities to lead meaningful, productive and self-directed lives.
 

MN-CCD Seeks Applications for Position of Managing Director

The Minnesota Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (MN-CCD) seeks qualified applicants for the position of Managing Director. MN-CCD is a 501.c.4 non-profit membership organization. Members of the MN-CCD are organizations that serve or advocate on behalf of people with disabilities. The MN-CCD seeks to influence, promote and change public policy to improve the lives of people with disabilities through building awareness, providing education and engaging the community. MN-CCD envisions equity and opportunity for all people with disabilities to lead meaningful, productive and self-directed lives.

The successful applicant for the Managing Director position will possess knowledge of the person-centered approach philosophy and practice, non-profit operation or management experience, demonstrate a strong familiarity with membership organization dynamics, have strong communication skills, have a strong interest in public policy affecting the disability community, and financial management skills. Managing Director Job Description

You may respond to this posting by sending a cover letter and resume/curriculum vita via email to jo@mnccd.org or by mail to:

Minnesota Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities
2446 University Ave W, Suite 110
St. Paul, MN 55114

Applications will be accepted until close of business on Monday, July 6, 2015
No phone calls, please.

MN-CCD Button Design Challenge now accepting submissions!

Have YOU been positively impacted by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) since it was passed in 1990? If so, show us how by submitting an original design for the MN-CCD’s first-ever Button Contest! Find more details at MN-CCD News

Sponsor the MN-CCD Button Design Challenge

The MN-CCD is seeking sponsors for their 2015 Button Design Challenge. This is a great opportunity to demonstrate not only your support of the MN-CCD, but your organization’s commitment to fulfilling the promises of the Americans with Disabilities Act. The more sponsors we receive the more buttons we can distribute. To learn more visit MN-CCD News or email Jo Erbes.
 

2015 Session Wrap-up: Crossing the Finish Line

On June 3, MN-CCD members, advocates and special guests attended the 2015 Legislative Wrap-Up at Goodwill/Easter Seals Minnesota, 553 Fairview Ave North, Saint Paul, MN 55104. Participants received information about legislative policies that affect people with disabilities that were introduced during the 2015 Legislative Session and honored All-Star Advocates and Legislative Champions.

The 2015 All-Star Advocates are Lance Hegland, Rebecca Preston, Layne Beckman, Lori Noland and Jim Carlisle.

Meet the All-Star Advocates who provided experience and expertise to advance policy priorities of the MN-CCD.

The 2015 MN-CCD Legislative Champions are Senator Tony Lourey, Senator Chris Eaton, Representative Tony Albright, and Representative Nick Zerwas. Learn how each of the 2015 Legislative Champions supported MA Reform Campaign during the 2015 Legislative session.

Event sponsor was Fredrikson and Byron.

All-Star Advocates in 2014 were Kjensmo Walker, Joseph Wallis, Sam Suba and John Sherrell. In 2013 Larry Smith, Jean Bender, Kari Sheldon and Jayne Stenstad recognized as All-Star Advocates

Legislative Champions in 2014 were Senator Kent Eken, Senator John Hoffman, Representative Jerry Newton and Representative Diane Loeffler. Representative Tom Huntley was received a Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2013 Representative Jim Abler, Representative Jason Isaacson, Representative Kim Norton, Senator John Hoffman and Senator Kent Eken received recognition as Legislative Champions.

 

Please explore our website to learn more about the work we do and how to get involved.