Tuesday, March 29, 2016

DMV2016 Weekly information for week of March 29th!!

This is how you can help


1 - Share Rant #2: Accessibility 
Copy and paste the URL below into emails and on your social media to share the first priority of the Disability Matters: Vote 2016 campaign - Accessibility.

Link to Rant on Accessibility

Click here for more information on Disability Matters: Vote 2016 Accessibility priority.

2 - Join us for The Disability Matters: Vote 2016 Great Debate
**DMV2016 is committed to providing accommodations upon advance request for all our public and community events. To request accommodation for any event please email vote@disabilitymatters2016.ca at least 1 week prior to the event.

Thursday, March 31
The Norwood Hotel - 112 Marion Street (ASL and Note-taker will be present)
10 a.m. - 12 p.m. (please arrive early as the debate will begin promptly at 10 a.m.)
Big thanks to the Norwood Hotel for sponsoring this event!

Want to know what the debate is all about? Click here to see the description of the event.

You can also tune in through our live streams:

Audio, ASL interpreter and speaker: https://www.periscope.tv/dmv2016mb

Audio and Note taker screen: https://www.periscope.tv/DMV2016Debate

Remote locations showing the live feed of the event include:
Avis’s Place, 24 6th St.


Swan River 
ACL Swan River Day Services Facility, 330 2nd Street SW (“A Place To Share” meeting room)

Canalta Hotel, 1061 Manitoba Ave


Opaskwayak Cree Nation  
Beatrice Wilson Health Ctr, 245 Waller Rd

 Juniper Centre Inc., 108 Nelson Road

ImagineAbility, 500 Madison Street

3 - Spread the word about the Information & Rally Events: 
An opportunity for self-advocates and families to learn about Disability Matters and the many ways to get involved and contribute to this exciting campaign. Let's come together and harness this unique and proactive opportunity to create a better future in Manitoba.

March 30
7 - 8-30 pm
Canalta Hotel - 1061 Manitoba Avenue

Portage (ASL and Note-taker will be present)
April 4
2:30 - 4 pm or 7 - 8:30 pm
20 Saskatchewan Avenue West

April 5
7 - 8:30 pm
St.Amant  - 440 River Road

April 7
7 - 8:30 pm
120 Maryland

4 - Share the Social Media Icon with your members - and change yours too!
Are you on Facebook or Twitter? Download this picture and change your profile picture until April 20 - an easy way to show your support and encourage others.

 (Right click and choose "save image")

5 - Share information on how to order a lawn sign
If you live in one of the 16 swing constituencies you can order a sign online (we have volunteers working in all of those areas). If you live in a different constituency, you can pick a sign up.

Click here to order or pick up a lawn sign
Disability Matters: Vote 2016 Tools and Links
Link to the Tool kit
Link to the Voters Guide
Follow us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
Sign up for Email updates

Please help - it takes very little time and will make a huge difference!

Thanks for your support!