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AUCD: Poster Symposium: Advocacy: Nothing about us without us: Maryland passes legislation in first year of introduction to phase out sub minimum wage use

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Presenter

Kenneth Capone, Public Policy Director
Kennedy Krieger Institute, UCEDD/LEND

Description

People on the Go and Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities discuss how self advocates strategically pulled together state agencies providers and disabilities rights organizations to bring about change in Maryland. The coalition of partners created a bill that will phase out the use of sub minimum wage certificate in the next 4 years. The law passed with majority in both house and Senate first year it was introduced.

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