Priority 4 - Building Relationships in the Community
Image of the Future: We create tangible results and get things done while acting with courage, perseverance, tenacity, and flexibility. We act with integrity through respectful and honest communication and collaboration that reflects positive teamwork among the Board, Advisory Councils, staff, people who seek our assistance, community partners, and allies. We value connections with community resources outside the service world.
Goal: Establish collaborative partnerships with other organizations and individuals to address issues which affect people with disabilities who are vulnerable, isolated, and/or at-risk.
Objective 4.1: Advocate to reduce the use and impact of zero-tolerance policies on students with disabilities, including the School to Jail/Prison Pipeline aspect.
Objective 4.2: Advocate to protect students from and eliminate the use of restrains and seclusion in Nebraska's schools.
Objective 4.3: Conduct outreach and inform at least 300 people with disabilities about their voting rights through presentations, trainings, voter registration drives, monitoring polling place accessibility, assessing accessibility of County Election Commissioner's and Secretary of State's election websites, and collaborating with other organizations.