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Census Ending on October 15, 2020

Census Bureau Statement on 2020 Census Data Collection Ending

OCT. 13, 2020 — Well over 99.9% of housing units have been accounted for in the 2020 Census. Self-response and field data collection operations for the 2020 Census will conclude ...

Together We Give Ambassador Instructions

Disability Network is putting our own spin on Giving Tuesday this holiday season with Together We Give.

Together We Give is a special fundraising campaign that empowers you to raise awareness! Together we can change attitudes and perceptions ...

Grand Traverse County Health Department Issues Protective Measures

On Friday, October 2, 2020, the Michigan Supreme Court ruled that "the executive orders issued by the Governor in response to the COVID-19 pandemic lack any basis under Michigan law." The Court indicated that its decision "leaves open many avenues ...

Together We Give

Thank you for supporting our Together We Give campaign this year. We are honored that you celebrated your holiday season with us. We are proud of the progress that we have made together, impacting change for people of all abilities ...

Ginsburg Remembered For Impact On Disability Rights

by Michelle Diament 

Best known for standing up for women’s rights, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg also played an outsized role in ensuring the rights of people with disabilities, advocates say. Most notably, Ginsburg, who died Friday ...

YOU Matter! Be Counted.

Make sure you and everyone you know is counted. Your community needs you. Together we can shape our future.

Fall eNewsletter

Let’s Talk Census

"If a community is under counted, that community will receive fewer funds which can result in not having enough funds available to support the needs of the community. It’s that simple. It’s also that simple to complete the Census survey. Be counted!" - Jim ...

Press Release | Disability Network Northern Michigan Celebrates the Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

ADA30 Michigan Celebration

Thirty Years from Disability Rights to Disability Justice

July 26, 2020, is the 30th anniversary of the original signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) into law by President George H. W. Bush. Disability Network Northern Michigan ...

Weekly Event Recommendations | ADA30 Michigan Celebration

Disability Network's Peer Advocacy Group joins a consortium of disability organizations as we observe the Americans with Disabilities Act by sharing one weekly free online ADA30 Michigan Celebration event with the community that advocates for inclusive communities.

Press Release | Incarcerated Michigan Youth Win National Prize

Giving Voice to the Voiceless

Five teens confined to the high-security juvenile treatment facility Shawono Center have won a national year-long competition designed to solicit ideas from students to build a world free of stereotypes and discrimination. The team was ...

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