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.
Stay connected with us and learn how, together, we can help shape public policies.
Deanna Smiley Gulliford
Director of Community Affairs