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SSI Restoration Act Reintroduced
Learn more about the Supplementary Security Income Restoration Act of 2021 and how it would improve lives around the country.
Check out Senate Bill 203 which highlights changes to absentee voting. Contact your legislators today!
This information is provided for educational purposes and to empower you with information. As advocates, being educated on proposed legislation is critical.
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Questions about advocacy issues?
Here are some resources to help guide you in effective advocacy.
Know the make-up of your government and the process for Legislative change.
- How does a bill become a law?
- Who are my Legislators?
- Know the “who’s who” of your legislature
- Find out what laws and legislation are being discussed, as well as important dates
Effective advocacy also requires effective communication.
- What can I do?
- How to speak and/or write effectively to your legislature
- Why Legislators need to hear from you
- Advocacy vs. Lobbying
Know the facts of Voting and ensure your vote is counted.
- Upcoming elections in your area or statewide
- Where do I vote?
- How to register and what your voting options are
- Tracking your ballot
This July marks the end of the 2021-2022 budget process in Wisconsin. After months of gathering information from state agencies, constituents, and special interest groups, our Governor and state legislature have crafted a budget that will fund numerous programs and...
June is World Elder Abuse Month, and ADRC is committed to being a part of the fight against the exploitation and abuse of our senior population. During the month, many agencies promote events and educational opportunities to alert community members to the signs of...
May is Aging and Disability Resource Center month! Have you ever wondered how ADRCs came to exist and serve vulnerable older adults and people with disabilities throughout Wisconsin? Our creation dates back to the 1960’s when, for the first time, congress took a...
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