Legislative updates that impact people with disabilities
The purpose of this page is to share updates about legislation and issues at the City, State and Federal level impacting people with disabilities in the State of Missouri and Kansas. Advocacy is one of the core services we provide to consumers. Staying informed, engaged and aware of issues affecting people with disabilities is a vital part of supporting independent choice and advocating for positive change in the community. We invite you to provide feedback and participate in upcoming events or opportunities for civic engagement.
Public Policy 411 Newsletter
Updates about important issues at the City, State and Federal level impacting people with disabilities and some reminders about upcoming events.
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Save the Date!
Here are some upcoming events you might be interested in attending:
Every Tuesday starting May 14, 2019, 6:00-7:30pm
Held at The Whole Person, 3710 Main Street, KCMO 64111
Leaders Without Limits (LWL) is a free 6-part training class open to the general public and is designed to develop and encourage potential advocates for people with disabilities, who want to be more involved in serving on boards and commissions, and teaches parliamentary procedures, leadership skills, open meeting laws, and much more.
CLICK HERE to register to attend! https://thewholeperson.org/leaders-without-limits/page.html
2019 Mayoral and City Council Candidates Forum
Sponsored by The League of Women Voters and hosted by The Whole Person
Tuesday, June 11, 2019, from 6:00-8:00pm
3710 Main Street, Kansas City, MO 64111
• More information coming soon!
Meets every 4th Tuesday from 1:00-3:00pm
Begins April 23, 2019
The Whole Person,; Community Room; 3710 Main Street, KCMO 64111
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