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Missouri developmental disability advocates, self-advocates and elected officials meet at the Capitol for Disability Rights Legislative Day

March 15, 2022
More than 200 disability advocates from around Missouri rallied together at the State Capitol in Jefferson City on Wednesday, March, 9, for Disability Rights Legislative Day. The day, themed Power in Unity, featured speakers focused on issues including education, Employment First, residential provider and care, infrastructure and voting accessibility. Elected officials Gov. Mike Parson, treasurer […]
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Thank You for Your Support on Disability Rights Legislative Day

March 10, 2022
What an incredible day of advocacy and building relationships! We are so grateful that you were able to participate. It would be helpful if you would take 2-3 minutes to fill out this very brief (6 question) survey. This helps us plan for next year and make it an even strong event! It also helps […]
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Disability Rights Legislative Day is TODAY!

March 9, 2022
Rally at the Capital Starting at 11:00 am CentralOur event will have sign interpreters, and the live broadcast will have Closed Captioning.Watch on YouTube Virtual Legislative Sessions Starting at 1:00 PM CentralAll sessions will have Closed Captioning.Meeting ID: 886 5060 9110Passcode: 942653 Join Zoom Meeting Here's the Lineup for Our Virtual Legislative Sessions 1:00pm-1:30pm with Brianna Lennon […]
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We’re excited for you to join us in-person at DRLD 2022

March 8, 2022
Disability Rights Legislative Day Wednesday, March 9, 2022Starting at 11:00 am Central Join us in Jefferson City tomorrow! We're looking forward to bringing self-advocates and advocates to the Capital Rotunda for a day of visibility and making your voice heard. All presentations will have a sign interpreter and Closed Captioning. Please use the South public security […]
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We’re excited for you to join us virtually at DRLD 2022

March 8, 2022
Disability Rights Legislative Day Wednesday, March 9, 2022Starting at 11:00 am Central Advocates and Legislators Rally for Disability Rights We're looking forward to bringing self-advocates and advocates to the Capital tomorrow for a day of visibility and making your voice heard. Join Us Virtually on YouTube Virtual Rally at the Capital March 9, 2022 starting […]
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DRLD 2022 is in One Week!

March 2, 2022
Have a Conversation with Your Legislators This year, we're bringing your legislators to you via Zoom! You still have the option of setting up a time to visit your legislator in their office. In-person attendees are welcome to register for the virtual Legislative Mixers. Register for DRLD 2022 → Update your Registration to Include Virtual Legislative […]
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DRLD 2022 Media Alert

March 1, 2022
On Wednesday March 9, hundreds of people with disabilities and their advocates will join a rally marking the 21st Annual "Disability Rights Legislative Day".  The rally has historically been held in person at the state capitol – this year’s event will be hybrid, both in person and virtual via YouTube.   Key elected officials including the Governor […]
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Informational Session

February 25, 2022
Join us on Wednesday, March 2 @ 1:30 - 2:30 pm to learn what you can expect on Disability Rights Legislative Day. Our panel will talk through: The schedule of the day Go over the issues and legislation How to engage elected officials This session is open to those planning to participate in person or […]
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Legislative Mixers Lineup

February 23, 2022
Virtual Sessions with Policymakers and Elected Officials on March 9th. We have set up virtual sessions in the afternoon of March 9th spanning topics from voting to guardianship.
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Disability Rights Legislative Day registration is OPEN!

February 3, 2022
Join us for Disability Rights Legislative Day 2022 Wednesday, March 9, starting at 11:00 am Participants from across the state will have an opportunity to have their voice heard on the issues that matter to them most. Self-Advocates and Advocates are able to participate either in person or virtually in this year’s event on March […]
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Funding for Disability Rights Legislative Day is provided by the Missouri Developmental Disabilities Council, Grant #2001MOSCDD-02 & 2101MOSCDD-01, as authorized by Public Law 106-402 - Developmental Disabilities Assistance and Bill of Rights Act 2000.
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