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(Chicago) JUST ADDED: Meeting for Deaf Community - Please help Equip for Equality Identify the Legal Advocacy Needs for the Deaf Community in Illinois

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  • Rachel Arfa
    Ray - can you please add this to Deaf Illinois News? The meeting is on Friday, June 28th from 1-2:30pm. Thanks, Rachel JUST ADDED: Meeting for Deaf Community
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      Ray � can you please add this to Deaf Illinois News?� The meeting is on Friday, June 28th from 1-2:30pm.�

      Thanks,
      Rachel

      JUST ADDED: Meeting for Deaf Community Issues on Friday, June 28, 2013 at 1-2:30pm

      Every three years, Equip for Equality decides what its priorities are for the coming three years.� The priorities are created with input from the public � including you!�� Please join us for a Public Meeting to discuss what the priorities should be for deaf and hard of hearing individuals in Illinois. ��This will be a general meeting to discuss what systemic issues EFE should focus on. ����

      We carefully consider all input when deciding how to allocate our resources.� �Based on past input, we have started new initiatives to benefit the lives of people with disabilities in Illinois, including deaf and hard of hearing individuals�

      As background, here is a link to what our priorities have been for the last three years: �http://www.equipforequality.org/about/FFY2012ProposedPrioritiesandPlan09122011.doc

      Meeting information:

      Friday, June 28, 2013

      1:00pm-2:30pm

      Equip for Equality

      20 North Michigan, Suite 300

      Chicago, IL 60602

      Sign language interpreters will be provided.�� Please e-mail us to let us know if you need any other accommodations to participate in the meeting.� �

      Please RSVP by e-mailing Rachel Arfa at Rachela@...

      If you are not able to attend this meeting, there are other ways you can provide input.� You can attend a meeting in Springfield on June 12, 2013, at the Capital City Training Center, or in Chicago, on Friday, June 21st from 10:00am-Noon at the James R. Thompson Center, 100 W. Randolph Street, Room 9-040. �You can also share your input by filling out an online survey by June 30, 2013, available on our website www.equipforequality.org .� You can also provide your input by mailing or faxing your completed survey by June 30, 2013.� Go to our website to download a printable version of our survey, and fax it to us at 312-541-7544.� You can also mail it to us at Equip for Equality, Attn: Cecille/Survey, 20 North Michigan, Suite 300, Chicago, IL 60602.

      Rachel Arfa

      Staff Attorney

      Equip for Equality

      20 North Michigan, Suite 300

      Chicago, IL 60602

      RachelA@...

      (312) 278-7001 (VP/phone)

      (312) 541-7544 (fax)


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      • VIDEOTAPING or EDITING?
      • ACCESSIBILITY CONSULTING?
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