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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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August 2018
FREE

VOTING IN MICHIGAN PRESENTATION AT THE OCEANA COUNTY FAIR!

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Oceana County Fair Grounds, 1025 S State St
Hart, MI 49420 United States

 

A non partisan “Voting in Michigan” Presentation by The Oceana County Clerk’s Office will be held in the Oceana County Fiar Education Building at the Disability Network West Michigan’s Booth .

When: August 24 at 10:00 am

What: “Voting in Michigan” Presentation with a Q&A session

Staff will be on hand to help anyone interested in registering to vote, during fair hours!

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FREE

Disability Justice League Advocacy Group

August 24 @ 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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FREE

VOTER’S RIGHTS TRAINING

August 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Holiday Inn Muskegon-Harbor Hotel Ballroom, 939 3rd Street
Muskegon, 49440

This is a Seminar Discussing Voter Rights for People with Disabilities That is Being Held Throughout Michigan

With the support of MIDSA, Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council and Self Advocates of Michigan are co-hosting training seminars focusing on voter rights and accessibility for people with disabilities. These seminars are free and open to everyone.

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October 2018

JOIN US FOR A NIGHT WITH DR. JOY DeGRUY

October 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Frauenthal, 425 W. Western Ave.
Muskegon, MI 49440 United States

Disability Network West Michigan is a proud community partner with the Community Foundation for Muskegon County’s presentation of
Dr. Joy DeGruy
Understanding Our Past: Healing Our Future
Tuesday, November 6 at 7 p.m.
Frauenthal Theater, Downtown Muskegon

The Community Foundation for Muskegon County is presenting internationally renowned speaker, author, and educator, Dr.

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