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Webinar: Public Policy Advocacy
Tuesday, September 20

6:00-7:15 pm Central Time

MIHEC invites you to the September Learning Community webinar on Zoom. Julia Burkstaller and Dupree Edwards are teaming up to share their experience advocating for inclusive higher education in Minnesota. They will provide information on state-level advocacy, what it takes to get a bill signed into law, and what you can do to get involved in public policy advocacy. Students, parents, educators, and faculty can all make a difference as inclusive higher education public policy advocates. The event will include live closed captioning and the meeting will be recorded. Everyone is welcome. Registration is open. Please contact MIHEC with any questions.

Presenter Bios

Julia Burkstaller is the Public Policy Director for The Arc Minnesota–a statewide, nonprofit organization that works to promote and protect the human rights of people with intellectual & developmental disabilities. Julia has a bachelor’s and master’s degree in social work as well as a master’s degree in public policy. Prior to working at The Arc, Julia was the Advocacy Manager at Girl Scouts River Valleys and the Coordinator for the This Is Medicaid coalition.

Dupree Edwards is a teaching artist at Upstream Arts and a member of the Minnesota Governor's Council on Developmental Disabilities. He wants to pursue his post-secondary education to advance in his career as a performing artist. As an advocate, he testified in support of the Minnesota Inclusive Higher Education Act.

Sep 20, 2022 06:00 PM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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