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MNCCD Virtual Tuesdays at the Capitol - Shared screen with speaker view
Jill Robinson
18:19
Hi, folks - DHS sent an email yesterday about a website called www.directsupportconnect.com for people with disabilities and PCA's to connect
Galaxy S7
19:03
hello!
Jill Robinson
19:24
Did this committee have something to do with that website?
Bridget Carter
20:10
Good Morning Everyone! We will get started here in just a few minutes.
Jill Robinson
32:08
Brings back memories...
Jill Robinson
32:25
I saw it on TV way back when.
Sadie Stabnow ( they/them )
32:36
that was awesome! thanks for sharing!
Bridget Carter
01:03:05
https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/hinfo/leginfo/colorbook.pdf
Jill Robinson
01:04:09
Who are our best advocates in Congress? I know about Senators Abeler and Benson in our corner....
DavidHancox
01:04:37
I just want to share that I think the agenda for today's meeting was incredible. This is a wonderful opprotunity and presentation to draw in the next generation. Wonderful job everyone!!
Jill Robinson
01:04:38
I mean - who are our best advocates in the MN legislature?
iPhone
01:06:03
I m old enough to remember busses with out lifts
Jill Robinson
01:06:34
Great lists! I am new to this and would like to know more about lobbying and public advocacy.
DavidHancox
01:06:39
senator marty has been a strong advocate for many years too
Bridget Carter
01:06:48
https://www.gis.leg.mn/iMaps/districts/ Find out who represents you here!
Lisa Baum
01:07:54
This is a great meeting. I have to go on to another meeting. I truly enjoyed being part of this. Talk to all of you later.
Jill Robinson
01:08:21
How do we deal with compromises in the legislature? We know that'll happen sometimes...
iPhone
01:14:46
we need too
Bridget Carter
01:16:03
https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/hinfo/leginfo/colorbook.pdf
iPhone
01:16:23
we need to educate the public about wrong words used for disabled
Jill Robinson
01:17:39
Oh, yes - people inclusive language is good, definition as blind, deaf, crazy, etc. is not.
Jillian Nelson
01:18:58
Many of the organization in MN have been working on adjusting language in some statutes
Jill Robinson
01:19:02
We are people first and a disability is just one detail in our lives or in the life of someone we love or are friends with.
Jill Robinson
01:19:12
Thank you everyone
Jillian Nelson
01:19:50
But changing language in society is harder to legislate- we have to teach people to use kinder words