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DISABILITY AWARENESS DAY

Join us for a full day of advocacy, fun and camaraderie on Disability Awareness Day, Wednesday February 28, 2018!

7:45 to 9:30 ~ Grab a cup of coffee and a muffin in the cafeteria. Tell a legislator all about Disability Awareness Day!

8:00 to 9:00 ~ Register outside of Room 10.

9:00 to 10:00 ~ Gather in Room 11 for a welcome.

10 to noon ~ Attend a workshop.

Noon to 1 ~ Complimentary pizza (regular and gluten free) will be served in Room 10.

1:00 ~ Disability Awareness Day will be announced on the House floor. Advocates can take a bow!

2:00 ~ Press conference in the Cedar Creek Room.

2:30 to 3:00 ~ Workshop on  transportation for Vermonters with disabilities.

3:00 to 4:00 ~ Come cheer on graduates of the 2018 Leadership Series!

4:00 to 4:30 ~ Enjoy appetizers and mingle with legislators and peers. A string and wind ensemble from the Me2/Orchestra will perform.

4:30 to 6:00 ~ Gov. Phil Scott will kick off the evening program. A keynote by Caroline Whiddon, executive director of the Me2/Orchestra, will be followed by an informal panel presentation.

Throughout the day, DAD attendees will be testifying on a number of important issues before various House and Senate committees.

To make a reasonable accommodation request, contact Stefanie Monte at smonte@vcil.org or 1-800-639-1522 by Feb. 21.

Read about Disability Awareness Day 2017