Greetings: Please consider a donation to this campaign. The Detroit City Charter is open for Revision and it doesn't speak to Disability; Compliance, Affordable Accessible Housing, Jobs, Education, etc. An Office of Disability Affairs is overdue and needed in City Government. We need your support. Funds will be used for literature with information as handouts for this campaign. Look for the Petition on Social Media #makeDetroitAccessible
Breaking News: WOW and various groups/organizations/individuals with Disabilities announce a united front. We are planning for an "Office of Disability Affairs" is placed in the City Charter. We want this office with a Budget, run by People with Disabilities and a permanent department to assist the city in making Detroit the world class city we are striving for that's All Inclusive
To achieve this goal, we have formed a Disability Focus Group under the Charter. Our first meeting is October 2nd 2019, open to all interested parties. Venue: TBA
Watch for additional updates on the initiative!!!! and ways you can Support it.
****************** WOW has a newly appointed Chief Operating Officer. Jaime Junior has joined the WOW team. We are very happy to have Jaime aboard. She is very smart, knowledgable of the rights of and services for PWD.
COALITION FOR DISABILITY VOTER'S RIGHTS is in effect. We are working with the Detroit City Clerk' office to ensure that people with disabilities have a more pleasant voting experience. Visiting Polling Sites, assisting in poll worker Training and people with disabilities will be spot persons on election day. Disabled Voters Advisory Council (DVAC) We (WOW, DDP, VIS, & DABVI) have been meeting with the City Clerk's Election management team for 7 months, assisting them with disability trainers for the poll workers, and making sure that all 204 polling places are accessible. Stay tuned for updates.
We work hard for you seen and unseen:
SCI (Spinal Cord Injury) Newsletter Articles - University of Michigan Complete Streets Coalition Curb Cuts Concrete Defects @ Hart Plaza Transportation - Para-Transit & Fixed Routes (DDOT & RTA) QLINE Regularly attend - Public, Health & Safety /Detroit City Council Meetings & Local Advisory Committee (LAC) - DDOT Emergency Preparedness CAYMC Security - Disability Awareness Session Barrier Free Challenge - Participants Detroit City Council Members
Follow us on Facebook/Warriors on Wheels Network YouTube - Warriors on Wheels All Means All.... Creativity with the Matrix Theatre featuring: Award winning Art Educator - Karen DiChiera, Detroit Opera House Regional Transit Authority (RTA) Board Member - Detroit Seat Human Rights Commission Women's March Convention 2017 - Local Host Committee/Speaker/Booth
Warriors on Wheels is a 501 (c) 3 Non Profit Public Charity
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