DRM collaborates with policymakers, advocates, and other community stakeholders to achieve its advocacy objectives. Among the many organizations DRM collaborated with last year are:

Advocates and Allies

  • American Civil Liberties Union
  • American Friends Service Committee
  • Arc Michigan and Local Arc Chapters
  • Association for Children's Mental Health
  • Autism Alliance of Michigan
  • Brain Injury Association of Michigan
  • Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan
  • Legal Services offices
  • Mental Health Association of Michigan
  • MI - Open Door
  • MI-DDI
  • Michigan Alliance for Families
  • Michigan Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness
  • Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council
  • Michigan Disability Rights Coalition
  • Michigan Elder Justice Initiative
  • Michigan Poverty Law Program
  • National Disability Rights Network
  • Self-Advocates Becoming Empowered
  • Self-Advocates of Michigan
  • Student Advocacy Center of Michigan
  • United Cerebral Palsy of Michigan and Metro Detroit

Government Agencies

  • Michigan Departments of: Attorney General, Corrections, Education, Health and Human Services, Civil Rights, Labor and Economic Opportunity, Technology, Management and Budget, Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
  • Michigan Offices of Workforce Development, Michigan Rehabilitation Services, Bureau of Services for Blind Persons, Unemployment Insurance Agency, Center for Educational Performance and Information, Office of Recipient Rights, Bureau of Elections, State Board of Education, Statewide Independent Living Council, Council on Rehabilitation Services, Long-Term Care Ombudsman, Legislative Corrections Ombudsman
  • Michigan House of Representatives, Senate
  • Michigan Governor’s Office
  • Behavioral Health Advisory Council
  • U.S. Department of Justice, Office for Civil Rights, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Social Security Administration

Service Providers

  • Area Agency on Aging offices throughout Michigan
  • Community Housing Network
  • Community Mental Health Agencies throughout Michigan
  • Community Mental Health Association
  • Incompass
  • Michigan Assisted Living Association
  • Michigan Association of Social Workers
  • Michigan Psychiatric Society
  • Work Incentives Planning and Assistance (WIPA)

Other Community Stakeholders

  • Michigan Prosecutors Association
  • Michigan State University Law School
  • MSU Usability Accessibility Research Center
  • State Bar of Michigan, including Elder Law and Disability
  • University of Michigan Law School
  • Wayne State University
  • Western Michigan University; Cooley Law School

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