A three-person panel will present the current political and legislative landscape affecting people with disabilities. Discussion will include ways to become involved politically and support advocacy efforts, impacts of lawsuits and initiatives on disability policy, and an overview of the state budget. Panel members include Toby Olsen, Executive Secretary of the Governor’s Committee on Disability Issues and Employment; Donna Patrick, Director of Public Policy at Washington State Developmental Disabilities Council; and Noah Seidel, Self-Advocacy Coordinator at The Arc of Washington State.
Presented by: Toby Olsen, Donna Patrick and Noah Seidel
Location: Building 8, Mt. Skokomish room