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February 2018
FREE

CIVIL RIGHTS TO DISABILITY RIGHTS WEBINAR

February 22 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
United Way, 31 E. Clay Ave.
Muskegon, 49440 United States

The quest for social equality for people who have disabilities is a story that begins in the earliest years of the American experience. Marked by both great achievement as well as some of the darkest policies imaginable, the struggle to remove physical, institutional, and attitudinal barriers faced by people who have disabilities is a dynamic story of disappointment and perseverance that continues to today.

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April 2018
FREE

STRONGER TOGETHER WOMEN’S PEER GROUP

April 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Recovery Cooperative, 1871 Peck Street
Muskegon, 49441

The purpose of our group is to connect, educate and support women of all ages, backgrounds and disabilities. This is a safe place to unite, ask questions, share ideas, insights and experiences and learn from each other.

We meet at Recovery Cooperative located at 1871 Peck Street across from Marsh Field. Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month at noon.

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FREE

Veteran’s Connection Peer Group

April 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
United Way, 31 E. Clay Ave.
Muskegon, 49440 United States

Come join a peer group open to all Veterans with disabilities regardless of branch of service, length of service, rank, gender, or type of disability. (Free lite lunch served) GROUP MEETS THE 2ND WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH FROM 1:00PM – 2:30PM.

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$10.00

SPRING INTO ACTION! Advocacy Conference

April 19 @ 9:15 am - 2:30 pm
Holiday Inn Muskegon-Harbor Hotel Ballroom, 939 3rd Street
Muskegon, 49440

Spring Into Action
A Self-Advocacy Conference

An opportunity to grow in self-advocacy – it matters!

Thursday, April 19, 2018
9:15am-2:30pm

Holiday Inn Muskegon Harbor – Downtown Muskegon

The Spring Into Action Self-Advocacy Conference will be a local one-day event for and about people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD).

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May 2018

STRONGER TOGETHER WOMEN’S PEER GROUP

May 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Recovery Cooperative, 1871 Peck Street
Muskegon, 49441

The purpose of our group is to connect, educate and support women of all ages, backgrounds and disabilities. This is a safe place to unite, ask questions, share ideas, insights and experiences and learn from each other.

We meet at Recovery Cooperative located at 1871 Peck Street across from Marsh Field. Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month at noon.

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Veteran’s Connection Peer Group

May 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
United Way, 31 E. Clay Ave.
Muskegon, 49440 United States

Come join a peer group open to all Veterans with disabilities regardless of branch of service, length of service, rank, gender, or type of disability. (Free lite lunch served) GROUP MEETS THE 2ND WEDNESDAY OF EVERY MONTH FROM 1:00PM – 2:30PM.

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FREE

Disability Justice League West Michigan Advocacy Group

May 25 @ 1:15 pm - 2:45 pm
HumUnity Center at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 1132 W. Southern Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49441 United States

The Disability Justice League West Michigan is a collective group of people with disabilities and our allies committed to disability rights and disability justice in the West Michigan area. This group will be consumer controlled (disability-led) with room for every type of advocate and every kind of advocate is needed!

Click HERE for more information

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June 2018
FREE

Touch Writer Voting Machine Experience!

June 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
United Way, 31 E. Clay Ave.
Muskegon, 49440 United States

You are invited to experience the new voting machines making voting accessible for all The new
voter assist terminals are special ballot marking devices with accommodations for hearing,

Disability Network West Michigan would like to invite you to a
training of the Verity Voting Touch Writer System. The Verity Touch
Writer is secure, accurate and easy-to-use.

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FREE

DISABILITY PRIDE DAY

June 16 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
HumUnity Center at Our Savior Lutheran Church, 1132 W. Southern Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49441 United States

Contact:

Amanda Rupert: 231-683-6433 Eleanor Canter: eleanorcanter@yahoo.com

The disability community – people with disabilities and their allies – will gather at the Humunity Center Muskegon on Saturday, June 16 to celebrate Disability Pride Day. This is an opportunity to educate ourselves and others about relevant and pressing issues and to demonstrate that our voices are critical to current policy debates.

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July 2018
Free to those with disabilities

VOTE & FLOAT FLOTILABILITY!

July 26 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Bridgeton Township Hall, 11830 Warner
Grant, MI 49327 United States

Join us for Disability Network West Michigan’s First Annual “FlotilAbility” kayak & canoe float from Bridgeton to Maple Island accessible boat launches! To register or for more information call 231-538-0738

Vote Float Flyer (3)

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