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Disability Network Southwest Michigan

Know Your Rights

Overview of laws protecting people with disabilities

text graphic: Know Your Rights

Join us for this all-new workshop!

Different laws cover different areas of protection for people with disabilities. For instance, discrimination in the workplace may not be covered by the same law as discrimination in housing or education. When advocating for your rights, it’s very helpful to know which laws cover you under different areas.

It’s important to know your rights. In this workshop we will be discussing the laws which protect people with disabilities in the areas of:
Employment
• Housing
• Education ( K-12 & post-secondary)
• Public Places / Access
• Voting
• Transportation

We are offering this workshop in three locations:

St. Joseph | Thursday, May 2, 2019 | 9:00–10:30 am
Disability Network Southwest Michigan
2900 Lakeview Ave.

Kalamazoo | Wednesday, May 8, 2019 | 12:30–2:00 pm
Disability Network Southwest Michigan
517 E. Crosstown Pkwy.

Battle Creek | Friday, May 10, 2019 | 9:00–10:30 am
United Way of Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region
34 W. Jackson St., Ste 4B

This event is free and open to the public. Please pre-register with Miranda and let us know which date/location you are attending and if you need an accommodation to participate: grunwellm@dnswm.org or 269-345-1516 x120.

The information in this workshop is intended as an overview for the purposes of advocating for your rights, we are not providing legal advice.

This is a fragrance-free event. Please do not wear perfume, cologne or other scented products.

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