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Election workers being traing on assisting voters with disabilities.
LANSING, MI (WILX) -- Election precinct workers in Lansing received training Tuesday on how to best assist voters with disabilities. Lansing City Clerk Chris Swope partnered with the Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service (MPAS) to provide training for all election precinct workers and staff. Workers received hands on training on how to assist voters with using the touch screen voter assistance terminal and hear from a voter outreach specialist about how to treat someone with a visible disability as well as discuss barriers to voting for disabled people.

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The Paul Martin Home for Boys in Detroit is shown in a Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 photo. A lawsuit accuses state officials of withholding documents about abuse allegations at the home. Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service, known as MPAS, filed a lawsuit Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, against the Department of Health and Human Services. The independent group is empowered under state and federal (AP Photo/Ed White)

State sued over records about allegations at boys home

DETROIT (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder’s administration is withholding key documents about abuse allegations at a Detroit home for boys, according to a lawsuit from a group that protects the rights of the...
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Lawsuit Filed Against the Michigan Department of Human and Health Services

Lawsuit Filed Against the Michigan Department of Human and Health Services Individuals found “not guilty by reason of insanity” face unlawful policies and practices Michigan Protection &...
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New Law Protects Recipients of Social Security Disability Benefits

New Law Protects Recipients of Social Security Disability Benefits MPAS to Monitor and Investigate Social Security Funds Under a new law signed by President Trump, individuals responsible for Social...
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Class Action Filed Against State of Michigan

Class Action Filed Against State of Michigan Failure to Provide Needed Mental Health Care to Children Lansing, MI – Six families, having children with significant disabilities, filed a federal class...
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Substantiated Abuse and Neglect Complaints in Michigan Care Facilities

Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc. (MPAS) files complaints against licensed or certified health care professionals involved in abusive and neglectful incidents in nursing homes and...

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Day Date Time County Location
Friday June 21 10: 30am - 12:30pm Grand Traverse

Traverse Area District Library
610 Woodmere Avenue
Traverse City, MI 49686

Monday July 8 10am - 12pm Berrien

Berrien County Health Department
2149 East Napier Avenue
Benton Harbor, MI 49022