Educate to Advocate event to be Wednesday, Feb. 15
"Educate to Advocate: Strategies to Advance Disability Public Policies," an event highlighting Tennessee and national issues regarding the service system for disabled people, will be Wednesday, Feb. 15, from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Room 241 at the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center/One Magnolia Circle.
Topics and panelists:
- Elise McMillan, J.D., co-director, Vanderbilt Kennedy University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities - moderator
- Doria Panvini, chair, Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Community Advisory Council — How a Bill Becomes a Law and Some Do's and Don'ts of Legislative Advocacy
- William Edington, public policy director, Tennessee Council on Developmental Disabilities — Disability Issues for the Upcoming Session of the Tennessee Legislature
- Carol Westlake, executive director, Tennessee Disability Coalition — Federal Disability Issues, Including Health Care Policy/Reform as it Affects Individuals with Disabilities and their Families