Disability Viewpoints

Cable TV Series from YouTube

Partners in Policymaking Graduates Interview

37 years ago, the Minnesota Governor’s Council on Developmental Disabilities in the Department of Administration created a groundbreaking advocacy and leadership training program to give people with disabilities and their families the resources and skills to communicate effectively with their elected officials.

Autonomous Vehicles in Minnesota

An entire episode of Disability Viewpoints was dedicated to autonomous vehicles in Minnesota. Including:
Interview with Rochester Mayor, Kim Norton of Rochester on their year-long autonomous vehicle challenge, circling around the mayo clinic
Discussion of the new pilot being connected in White Bear Lake
Discussion with the executive director of the University Of Minnesota centers for transportation studies and research.

Volunteer Driver Program

SEMCIL, Volunteer Drivers Host Joan Willshire explores Minnesota’s Volunteer Driver programs with Mary Quirk, Living at Home Network, and Sherry Munyon, Capitol Access. Over 75,000 Minnesotans use volunteer drivers. The program has lost 25% of its drivers over the last few years. Joan Willshire, MPA For more information: https://coordinatemntransit.org/events/volunteerdriverforum/2020-21