The MN-CCD ‘Tuesdays at the Capitol’


Tuesday at the Capitol 2016

The Legislative Session begins March 8, 2016. MN-CCD will host Tuesday’s at the Capitol from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. beginning March 8th through May 10th. Unsure about how to prepare for a Tuesday at the Capitol? Check out the MN-CCD Tuesdays Flyer 2016.

Everyone is welcome to attend Tuesday at the Capitol. MN-CCD member agencies are hosting the following Tuesday events:
March 8    Brain Injury Alliance of Minnesota
March 15  Join us at ARRM/MOHR Rally at the Armory in St Paul
March 22  Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute
March 29  Epilepsy Foundation
April 5       The Arc MN
April 12     National MS Society – Upper Midwest Chapter
April 19     Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota and Goodwill/Easter Seals
April 26    Living Well Disability Services and Opportunity Partners
May 3       Hammer
May 10      Advocating Change Together (ACT)

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Advocates from MN Brain Injury Alliance


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Advocates from MCIL







Hammer shares a video, A Day at the Capitol

We’d like to introduce a timely new video resource for you to consider sharing with your communities; your Facebook followers; and your senators and representatives. Created in support of all people with disabilities, Hammer Residences has just completed A Day at the Capitol a joyful insider perspective of why The 5% Campaign is important to Minnesota’s disability community. This video was made in collaboration with several other organizations and agencies and prominently features the following partners:
• Chrestomathy Inc.
• Lifeworks
• Opportunity Partners
• Reach for Resources
• Elizabeth Koltes, Self-advocate
• Alex Luther, Self-advocate
• Deb Towey, Self-advocate
• Representative Jon Applebaum
• Senator Gary Dahms
• Senator Kent Eken
• Senator David Hann
• Representative Rod Hamilton
• Representative Paul Torkelson

I hope you appreciate the joy and passion so evident in our collaborative work, and will consider sharing this video NOW in support of The 5% Campaign. Post it to your Facebook page; send it to family, friends, other contacts and colleagues in our industry; make it go viral! Remember, together we can make a difference! Again, here is the video link

If you have questions about Tuesday at the Capitol contact Jo Erbes at