Disability Matters: Learn Your Rights, Preserve Your Independence

Thursday, September 17, 2009 General News J E 4

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 15 Advance the lives of people with disabilities and gain valuable advocacy tools at one of the fall Town Forums sponsored by the Minnesota Consortium of Citizens with Disabilities (MN-CCD). Learn how the 2009 legislative session impacts Minnesotans with disabilities; help shape future policies that promote innovative, economical, person-centered programs; and speak directly to legislators about your challenges and successes.

MN-CCD thanks the Emma B. Howe Memorial Foundation of the Minneapolis Foundation for their financial support of these events. Contact Anni at 651.523.0823, ext. 112 or to register. Walk-ins also welcome. ASL interpreters will be available at each event. Find more info. at

Thursday, Sept. 17, 6-8 p.m. - St. Cloud St. John's Episcopal Church 1111 Cooper Ave. S. Monday, Oct. 5, 1:30-3:30 p.m. - St. Paul video conference sites, more info at Tuesday, Oct. 13, 4-6 p.m. - Moorhead Moorhead Public Library 118 S. Fifth St. Thursday, Oct. 15, 6-8 p.m. - Bemidji Bemidji City Hall 317 - 4th St. NW Thursday, Oct. 22, 6-8 p.m. - St. Paul Goodwill/Easter Seals 553 Fairview Ave. N. Thursday, Oct. 29, 6:30- 8:30 p.m. - Marshall YMCA 200 S. A St. Thursday, Nov. 5, 6-8 p.m. - Faribault Buckham Memorial Library 11 Division St. E. Thursday, Nov. 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m. - Rochester ABC (Ability Building Center) 1911 - 14th St. NW Thursday, Nov. 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m. - Bloomington Bloomington Civic Plaza, Council Chambers 1800 W. Old Shakopee Road Tuesday, Nov. 17, 1-3 p.m. - Duluth Residential Services of NE Minnesota 1309 RiceLake Road Tuesday, Dec. 1, 6-8 p.m. - Stillwater Courage Center St. Croix 1460 Curve Crest Blvd West Thursday, Dec. 3, 6-8 p.m. - North Minneapolis Kingsley Commons 4550 Humboldt Ave. N. Thursday, Dec. 10, 6-8 p.m. - South Minneapolis Powderhorn Park Recreation Center 3400 - 15th Ave. S.

SOURCE Minnesota Consortium of Citizens with Disabilities


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