Civic Engagement Day

March 22, 2018

BIAMI and other organizations will be coming together to provide a crash course on advocacy. While primarily geared towards survivors, their families, and caregivers, it is also open to professionals interested in becoming effective advocates. The other organizations involved are:

  • Arthritis Foundation (Michigan Chapter)
  • Disability Network
  • Disability Rights Coalition
  • Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan
  • Michigan Developmental Disabilities Council
  • Michigan Family Voices
  • Michigan Paralyzed Veterans
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society (Michigan Chapter)
  • Sickle Cell Disease Association of America (Michigan Chapter)
  • Susan G. Komen (Michigan Chapter)


The Mackinac Room in the House Office Building

  • 124 N Capitol Ave, Lansing, MI 48933


8:00 AM Registration & Breakfast
9:30 AM Civic Engagement Training
Topics include:
  • How to Identify your legislators
  • The best way to reach out to your legislators
  • How to find legislation that matters to YOU
10:45 AM Visits from members of health- & disability-related committees
11:30 AM Visit a committee meeting to observe legislation in action
12:00 Noon Tour of the State Capitol
1:00 PM Meet in the Gallery for recognition from the House of Representatives
1:30 PM Adjourn
Eisenhower Center
Special Tree
Community Connections
Lightouse Neurological Rehabilitation Center