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MOHR impact
April 2018
The first annual MOHR Life Enrichment Award winners exemplify the important role that MOHR members play in the lives of individuals with disabilities. The 2018 winners are:
  • AccessAbility
  • Chippewa Enterprises Inc.
  • CHOICE, Inc.
  • Grant County DAC
  • Merrick, Inc.
  • MRCI
  • MSS
  • Opportunity Partners
  • Partnership Resources, Inc. (PRI)
  • Polk County DAC
  • PossAbilities
  • Rise
  • Udac
  • West Central Industries
In the NEWS

Member commentary from MinnPost: As the economy picks up steam and the private sector increases hiring and wages to attract top talent, there’s another situation that’s impacting Minnesotans with disabilities, and, more specifically, the programs that serve them. They are in a hiring and retention crisis.

There are factors that drive this need and this vital service sector of our state.
People with disabilities are much more visible now than in the past. They work in their communities, participate in activities and take part in day-to-day activities like employment, shopping, recreational events and so on. Read the full column
Families: MNFAC steering committee seeks new members
The Minnesota Family & Advocates Coalition (MNFAC) is seeking new family members for its steering committee. Please reach out to them on Facebook, or email
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DSP, legislator talk about wages at Capitol rally
Direct Support Professionals are undercompensated. Watch this video with DSP Donnally M. and Sen. Kent Eken, who spoke at the Best Life Alliance rally at the Capitol. Also, be sure to watch the rally recap below:
Spring conference to share ideas, build up staff
With legislative updates, a session on thrift stores, teaching on person-centered planning, staff retention, the new employment services and more ... you won't want to miss the MOHR Spring Conference at the Holiday Inn & Suites in St. Cloud, May 15 and 16.

Thanks for sending DSP, Tip of the Spear entries
MOHR had an ample amount of Direct Support Professional and Tip of the Speak award entries, thanks to a good response from members. We appreciate your participation. Keep an eye out for the winners at the MOHR Spring Conference, May 15 and 16 in St. Cloud.
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There's passion to take a stand for people with disabilities, but putting words to the page is not your core skill. Where do you even start? We can help with letters to the editor and to legislators. Contact Aaron Hustedde or Sherie Wallace - 651-452-9800
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Ask clients, parents and guardians to sign up to receive MOHR's e-newsletter. Forward this edition and email a copy of the signup link.