Category: Legislative Update

Advocacy During COVID-19: Working Together, Even in Isolation

During this time of social distancing and isolation, people with differing perspectives and life experiences are coming together for positive change. Greater awareness of the barriers to access brought to light through the COVID-19 quarantine provide an opportunity for a more inclusive tomorrow. How could attention drawn to inequitable… Continue Reading Advocacy During COVID-19: Working Together, Even in Isolation

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Unemployment and Social Security Disability Application Assistance Information

If you would like assistance in applying for unemployment or Social Security benefits (SSI or SSDI), or need information about local emergency food resources, reach out to the Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) in your county. The ADRCs are well-equipped with benefits specialists, who… Continue Reading Unemployment and Social Security Disability Application Assistance Information

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Six Guidelines to Effective Influence: Conversations with Legislators, Elected Officials and Candidates

A policymaker and Legislative Committee Chair Rhonda Staats at Legislative Day 2019. Conversations with elected officials in your community can build relationships, illustrate your experience to someone in a position to advocate change, and help find common ground to make a difference. Rhonda Staats, Council… Continue Reading Six Guidelines to Effective Influence: Conversations with Legislators, Elected Officials and Candidates

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