Advocacy for Minnesotans who need it most

Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota and its partners advocate for people struggling to achieve independence.

Our overall policy goals include:

  • Helping move individuals and families out of poverty and to economic self-reliance

  • Reducing racial disparities especially as they relate to employment in Minnesota

  • Increasing access to services and independence for individuals with disabilities

  • Encouraging community-based policies and practices that advance the nonprofit sector

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Public policy initiatives at Goodwill-Easter Seals

Learn about our public policy priorities: health care, transitional jobs, mental health, employment, transportation and civic engagement.

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Deanna Smiley Gulliford
Director of Public Affairs


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Each day for the month.
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September 27, 2016
RSVP National Voter Registration Day
Goodwill-Easter Seals St. Paul Campus
National ...
September 27, 2016 11:00 AM
Open Restore the Vote Block Party
Outside of 705 Raymond Ave. in St. Paul
September 27, 2016 5:00 PM
September 29, 2016
Open St. Cloud Candidate Forum
Whitney Senior Center in St. Cloud
St. Cloud Ca...
September 29, 2016 2:30 PM

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