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Work Incentive Benefits Specialist Initial Training 2019

In Events_Archive by Stephanie Drum

Work Incentive Benefits Specialists (WIBS) provide information to people who have disabilities and receive public or private benefits. WIBS provide information needed for making informed decisions about work. This helps a person understand how earnings may affect disability payments, healthcare, and other publicly funded benefits. For people with a disability, work incentives benefits information is an essential part of getting …

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Work Incentives Benefits Specialist Initial Training 2018

In Events, Events_Archive, Featured, News by Stephanie Drum

Work Incentive Benefits Specialists (WIBS) provide information to people who have disabilities and receive public or private benefits. WIBS provide information needed for making informed decisions about work. This helps a person understand how earnings may affect disability payments, healthcare, and other publicly funded benefits. For people with a disability, work incentives benefits information is an essential part of getting …

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Your Voice Counts – Vote!

In Events, Events_Archive, Featured, News, Resources by eri

Wisconsin’s Spring Election and Presidential Preference Primary is April 7, 2020. Here are some important tips to make your voting experience a smooth one: 1. Learn what’s on the ballot and where to vote Not entirely sure what’s on the ballot and where to vote?  You can learn by visiting the My Vote Wisconsin website. 2. Have acceptable photo ID …

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Add Your Voice: Support Disability Policies

In Blog, Events_Archive, Featured, News by Beth Wroblewski

Joint Finance Committee Hearings on the State Budget April 3 – April 21 • Throughout Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s proposed budget addresses many issues important to the disability community. Right now, there’s money to end the children’s long-term care wait lists, increase personal care, provide more mental health supports, and increase education funds. Members of the Joint Committee on Finance …

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Transforming Community – When Social Justice Meets Economic Visioning

In Events, Events_Archive, Featured, News by Theresa Kulow

ERI was pleased to be participate in WORT FM Radio Access Hour “Transforming Community – When Social Justice Meets Economic Visioning.” Madison Nonprofit Day took over the WORT FM Access Hour for 1 hour to discuss social justice. Several area nonprofits gathered to lend their perspectives to the question of – from defining the region to building new, creative economies, …