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Tennessee Disability Coalition

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The Coalition is an alliance of organizations and individuals who have joined to promote the full and equal participation of men, women and children with disabilities in all aspects of life. We work together to advocate for public policy that ensures self-determination, independence, empowerment, and inclusion for people with disabilities in areas such as accessibility, education, healthcare, housing, and voting rights.

Impact of Fiscal Year 2017-18 Budget Hearings

Governer Haslam at State Budget Hearing
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Many aspects of state government impact the lives of Tennesseans with disabilities. Funding for needed services is determined by the amount allocated in the state budget each year. This month, Governor Haslam heard budget proposals from each department in his administration before he will develop a final plan for Fiscal Year 2017-18 to present before the General Assembly at the start of the new year.

Your Vote is Your Voice!

Melanie with 4 Young Adults with Disabilities
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Vote if you care about your community, vote to make your voice heard, vote to set an example for others, vote because it's your right. Information about how to register is online at:  http://sos.tn.gov/products/elections/register-vote

Coffee with Candidates and Caregivers

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The Tennessee Disability Coalition and AARP Tennessee are beginning a series of events called “Coffee with Candidates & Caregivers” during this primary election season. We want to create a relaxed environment for aging voters, voters with disabilities and the people who care about them to meet with their legislative candidates. We will be hosting a number of coffees across the state in Summer 2016. Our goal is to make it easy for community members to get to know their candidates and ask questions that matter to them.

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Tennessee Disability Coalition

The Coalition is an alliance of organizations and individuals who have joined to promote the full and equal participation of men, women and children with disabilities in all aspects of life. We work together to advocate for public policy that ensures self-determination, independence, empowerment, and inclusion for people with disabilities in areas such as accessibility, education, healthcare, housing, and voting rights.

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Office Address
Tennessee Disability Coalition
955 Woodland Street
Nashville, TN 37206

Nashville: (615) 383-9442Toll-free: (888) 643-7811Email: coalition@tndisability.org