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:
Meets every 4th Tuesday from 1:00-3:00pm
The Whole Person; Community Room; 3710 Main Street, KCMO 64111
NOTE!!! Our July meeting will be on July 16th from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm and be held at Kansas City Public Library (Helzberg Room), 14 W. 10th Street, Kansas City, MO 64105. We will be kicking off National Disability Voter Registration Week.
National Disability Voter Registration Week (July 15-19, 2019) offers nonpartisan education and engagement opportunities for people with disabilities to get registered to vote and be prepared to cast a ballot in upcoming elections.
Join the Kansas City Public Library, the Kansas City Board of Elections, The Whole Person, and the League of Women Voters for a series of community drop-in sessions where attendees can learn about voter resources, try out election equipment, and more.
***Please note that these sessions are for Missouri residents only.***
Tuesday, July 16 | 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
14 W. 10th St., KCMO 64105
COMMUNITY OPEN HOUSE EVENTS
Wednesday, July 17 | 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
2017 W. Pennway St., KCMO 64108
Friday, July 19 | 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
3050 Prospect Ave., KCMO 64128
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