Events

Connect with the Council at these upcoming events.

Upcoming events

Transit Equity Day

February 4

Transit Equity Day is a national day of action celebrated on civil rights hero Rosa Parks’ birthday each year to promote the idea that public transit is a civil right for everybody, including people who are visually impaired.

Webinar: Why the Supreme Court Matters

February 9
Online via Zoom

Join the Disability Vote Coalition for this webinar to hear from a panel of experts about why Wisconsin Courts Matter. The webinar is free, but registration is required. 

Trailblazers Low Vision Support Group

February 13
Online via Zoom

Online support group meets the second Monday of the month. Led by Vision Services staff. Open to all.

College and Working Age Low Vision Support Group

February 21
Online via Zoom

This new group is devoted to topics of interest to college and working age adults under 45. 

Applications Available Mid-February

The Council will provide up to ten academic scholarships to support students living with vision loss. 

February 23
Online via Zoom

The latest version of Windows has some terrific accessibility tools built into the operating system. 

The Big Share

March 7
Online

Your support during The Big Share helps fund white canes, low vision evaluations, advocacy efforts and in-home vision rehabilitation visits.

Advocacy Days:
Online Learning Sessions

April 18 – 20 
Online

Advocacy Days is a chance for you to hear and learn how you can become an effective advocate on the important issues that affect Wisconsinites living with vision loss. 

Find the Council at these events

October 28

Elderfest Grant County Fairgrounds

The Council will have an informational table at this annual event, which is in-person this year after taking place as a drive-through event last year. Free transportation is available (space limited). Call the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Southwest Wisconsin at 608-723-6113 for more information.