Member Organization Events

The Minnesota Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities is proud to promote events of our members. We encourage participation in these events that promote awareness about the various disabilities represented by our members. The events are listed by date of occurrence.

Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance Citizen Advocacy Academy

Join us as we prepare for the upcoming elections and the 2017 legislative session. Advocates from MNCCD member agencies are invited to participate.

MN BIA developed an exciting 2016 Citizen Advocate Academy (CAA.) The CAA is a series of public policy and advocacy trainings designed to help you become a more effective advocate. The 2016 Academy will consist of 4 trainings to be held September through December.
• September 20: The 2016 Elections Learn about the upcoming elections and how to choose the candidates you want to support.
• October 25: Telling Your Personal Story Learn how to turn your brain injury story into an effective political message to create change.
• November 15: The Minnesota State Budget Find out how Minnesota sets its budget and how that impacts services for people with brain injury.
• December 13: 2017 Legislative Priorities Prepare for the 2017 session and participate in a “mock” press conference on our policy priorities.

The first three trainings will be held at the Minnesota Brain Injury Alliance Office in Roseville and the final training will be held in the State Office Building Press Room in St. Paul.

Click here for a flyer with details about each training.

A Home for You Workshop Series

October – December
The Arc Greater Twin Cities, 2446 University Ave W, Suite 110, Saint Paul

Are you looking for a long-term housing solution for yourself or a loved one with intellectual or developmental disabilities? In these specialized workshops, participants will have a chance to explore housing options and build a personalized plan that is right for you and your loved ones.

The series consists of three separate workshops all held at The Arc Greater Twin Cities. The cost to participate is $20 for all three workshops; light lunch/dinner and refreshments will be provided. A day and evening time is available for each session.

Click here for more information and to register.

Member agencies are encouraged to send information about events to Jo Erbes.