North Dakota Protection & Advocacy Project
Legislative: Legislative Working Committees
Legislative Working Committees are "the pipeline" for people with disabilities, family members, and advocates to network and receive information about disabilities-related legislation. Legislative Working Committees are not "owned" by any one group but are supported by many individuals and organizations that care about people with disabilities. The goal of Legislative Working Committees is to educate people with disabilities, family members, and advocates about the Legislative process, disability-related Legislation, and the protocol for communicating with State Senators and Representatives
During the 2017 Legislative Session, the Protection and Advocacy Project (P & A) will be holding weekly Legislative Working Committee (LWC) meetings. Meetings will be held state-wide via the Interactive Video Network (IVN) Every Friday, 3:15 – 4:45 p.m. CST, beginning Friday, January 6, 2017. The LWC meetings are a means to discuss disability-related issues during the 2017 Legislative Session. The IVN locations for the meetings are:
Bismarck – Protection & Advocacy Project – 400 E Broadway, Suite 409
Belcourt – Turtle Mountain Community College – Room 209
Devils Lake – Lake Region State College – Administration 172
Dickinson – Dickinson State University – Kleinfelter 220
Fargo – North Dakota State University – EML 183
Grafton – Life Skills & Transition Center – 701 West 6th St – W Conference Room
- 1/27/17 Only – IVN Site Change to: North Valley Career & Technology Center – 1540 School Road – Use West Doors.
Grand Forks – University of North Dakota – Gamble 130
Jamestown – North Dakota State Hospital – 2605 Circle Drive Room 322 (LRC)
- 1/20/17 and 1/27/17 Only – IVN Site Change to: James Valley Career & Technology Center – 910 12th Ave NE
Minot – Minot State University – Administration Bldg. Room 359
Wahpeton – North Dakota State College of Science – Library 117
Williston – Williston State College – Stevens Hall 120
Bismarck/Mandan will continue to have its Saturday morning LWC meeting from 10 a.m. until noon. NOTE: The location has changed. It will be held at the Bismarck Public Schools Facilities & Transportation Building at 705 S. 9th Street. Use the door on the northeast side of the building (right off the parking lot).
If you have any questions, please contact Becky at the Protection and Advocacy Project at 701-328-2950 or 1-800-472-2670.