Issues and Initiatives

Contact:
Janet Zander, Advocacy & Public Policy Coordinator
Office (715) 677-6723, Cell (608) 228-7253

GWAAR advocates on a wide variety of issues and initiatives. We are part of the Wisconsin Long-Term Care Coalition made up of aging and disability advocates, managed care organizations, aging and disability resource centers, county government, and long-term care providers. GWAAR is also a member of the Survival Coalition of Wisconsin Disability Organizations a cross-disability coalition of more than 30 state and local organizations and groups.

Voting in Wisconsin

NonprofitVOTE is a nonpartisan resource for up-to-date information on state elections. Find state-specific information and use the voter engagement resource library to help you provide voter education and encourage voter participation.

For more information about non-partisan efforts to increase voting turnout and participation in the electoral process among members of Wisconsin’s disability community, check out the Wisconsin Disability Vote Coalition.

Stay Informed on Voting in Wisconsin
Find your polling place, your elected officials, learn when the next election is in your area, what’s on the ballot and more at My Vote Wisconsin.

Advocacy Opportunities

The Credit for Caring Act has been reintroduced-learn more!         

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