Awareness Day Presented by The Arc in Nevada
Disability Awareness Legislative Day
March 22, 2013 ~ 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
We are no longer accepting registration for Awareness Day at the Legislature.
Please join us as Citizens with Developmental Disabilities, Families, Service Providers and Advocates come to Carson City to meet with Legislators about critical disability issues
Disability Awareness Legislative Day is designed to connect you with your legislators so you can share your story with them. You are the expert in sharing how legislative policies affect people with disabilities in their everyday lives. (Participants must attend the Legislative Day ~ District Caucus session at the Nevada Disabilities Conference and/ or have attended a Partners Plus Training hosted by The Arc in Nevada)
Schedule of Events
8:00-10:30 AM Legislative Reception/Constituent Meetings with Legislators
11:00-12:00 PM Press Conference/Lunch
12:30-2:30 PM Attend Sessions/Constituent Meetings with Legislators
Family TIES of Nevada, Nevada State Health Division,
Nevada Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities,
People First of Nevada, Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities, Nevada
Disability Advocacy & Law Center and The Arc in Nevada
Friday, March 22 from 7am – 5pm has been designated “Nevada Disabilities Conference (NDC) Awareness Day” at the state legislature. Conference attendees are eligible to register for the trip to Carson City which includes accessible transportation, a breakfast reception, attending a session or committee meeting, plus lunch! Participants must pre-register to be included in the excursion and must attend an Advocacy Session during the regular conference days.