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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.

DDH 2017: Issues & Tips

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We would like to share the following resources to help you prepare for Disability Day on the Hill February 8th, 2017.

Tips for Success with Your Tennessee State Legislators!

Response to Governor Haslam's State of the State 2017

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In his seventh State of the State Address this evening, Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam reported a state surplus that includes new recurring revenue of $957 million: double that of the previous fiscal year. Before a joint session of the 110th Tennessee General Assembly, Haslam proposed spending a significant portion of this surplus on one of the largest education funding increases in Tennessee History for Fiscal Year 2017-18. 

Disability Day on the Hill 2017

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Join the Disability Community at Legislative Plaza

for Disability Day on the Hill 2017

Wednesday, February 8th

9am-2pm CST

301 6th Ave North, 
Nashville, TN 37243
We encourage you to call and  set up in-person meetings with your state legislators! Find them at: www.capitol.tn.gov

No RSVP necessary to participate

2017 Legislative Reception

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Join members of the Disability Community for conversation with our State Legislators, drinks and heavy hors d'oeuvres.

The reception will be held: 

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017
6pm-8pm CST
at the Sheraton Hotel Downtown
623 Union St, Nashville, TN 37219

Vouchers will be provided at the event so that you may self-park at the Sheraton for free.

RSVP Required
RSVP online at: https://www.tfaforms.com/457053
Or call us at: 615-383-9442

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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.

Contact us

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

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