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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Deanna Smiley Gulliford
Director of Community Affairs