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Minnesota Consortium for Citizens With Disabilities Holds Public Forum [AUDIO]

People gather for the Town Hall Forum at the St. Cloud Public Library. (Photo: Alex Svejkovsky, WJON News)

ST. CLOUD — A town hall forum on disability issues was held at the St. Cloud Public Library tonight (Tuesday).

The forum was a way for members of the Minnesota Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities (MN-CCD) to address the public on their plans for 2014.

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Rebecca Covington is the Executive Director for the Minnesota Consortium for Citizens with Disabilities. She says one of their plans for the upcoming year is the five percent campaign.

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Those in attendance got a chance to speak to elected officials, and address their concerns on how the government handles disability issues.

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Covington says education and taking action are the best ways to raise community awareness.

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To learn more about the new state laws regarding policies for Minnesotans with Disabilities visit their website, www.mnccd.org.

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