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Advocacy in Action

Category: Advocacy, Participants

You have the opportunity to act now on behalf of people with disabilities.

Two federal legislative issues now under consideration could undermine employment opportunities for people with disabilities.  Riverfront’s participants need your help to oppose these bills so that they have employment opportunities that meet their needs. Learn more about the issues here.

Act on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Proposed Regulations

The following are sample letters  for you to send to your legislators. If possible, add your personal story to the letter. Both Senators Baldwin and Johnson can be contacted through forms on their web sites. To send your letter electronically:

Contact Senator Baldwin:

  1. Download and enter your personal information into this letter: Sen-Baldwin-Letter-CMS
  2. Access the senator’s online form here
  • Select “Labor” for “Message Subject”
  • Enter your contact information into the required fields
  • Paste your personalized letter into the message area.
  • Submit

Contact Senator Johnson:

  1. Download and enter your personal information into this letter: Sen-Johnson Letter-CMS
  2. Access the senator’s online form here
  • Enter your contact information into the required fields
  • Select “Economy and Jobs” for “Topic”
  • For Subject, enter: From a constituent re: CMS funding for work for people with disabilities
  • Paste your personalized letter into the message area.
  • Submit

Contact your House Representative

  • Download and enter your personal information into this letter:
  • Find your U.S. Representative-enter your zip code here.
    • Note: To send your letter electronically, follow the directions on your representative’s web site. Paste your personalized letter into the message area.

Act on HR 831

The following is a sample letter  for you to send to your representative. If possible, add your personal story to the letter.
  • Download and enter your personal information into this letter:

Bill-HR-831-House of Reprensentatives-letter

Note: To send your letter electronically, follow the directions on your representative’s web site. Paste your personalized letter into the message area.

 

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