Advocacy

Systems Unlimited has advocacy among our core values because we believe in speaking up for the people we serve. Read below for more information on disability rights, legislation and upcoming events.


Seen and Heard – Gazette Article

Employment Systems has a new group called “SEEN and HEARD” that is learning about voting registration and election issues. The Cedar Rapids Gazette recently wrote this article involving the group.

Read about it here


Medicare/Medicaid Meeting September 10

We want to invite you to a meeting on Monday, September 10th at 3:30 pm. We will be hosting two representatives from United Health Care to discuss the services offered under Medicaid and Medicare, how they can be accessed and what services are offered under each funding stream.. We are having the 3:30 meeting for staff and the individuals we serve. We will also have a meeting at 5:30 for family members, guardians, or other interested community members. The meetings will be held in the Jude West training room at the Scott Blvd. office building. The address is 2533 Scott Boulevard SE. Please use the main door in the front that will be unlocked. The training room is on the second floor.

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ID Action: Voter Pre-Registration deadline is May 25

ID Action: Voter Pre-Registration deadline is May 25


Race for Governor – Des Moines Register Primary Quiz

Iowa’s race for Governor will be an important one for health care in our state. Systems Unlimited encourages the people we serve and their advocates to exercise their right to vote for a governor that best represents them. It can be overwhelming to figure out which candidate is a good match, and The Des Moines Register offers this tool to help.

https://features.desmoinesregister.com/news/politics/2018-elections/governor-primary-quiz.php

Des Moines Register Primary Quiz


A pictorial Bill of Rights

All people have rights as human beings and citizens of the United States. Because people with disabilities are at risk of unfair restriction of their rights, Systems Unlimited has developed this pictorial explanation of the rights we will take extra care to support people to understand and exercise. We are committed to the promotion and protection of the rights of the people we serve.

Download the pictorial Bill of Rights


#IamMedicaidIowa Join Us!

Lawmakers need to hear your story regarding your experiences with Iowa Medicaid Care. Go to this link and learn how you can join others in sharing what we have encountered with the Iowa Managed Care program. Let’s unite to share our stories with lawmakers.

http://disabilityrightsiowa.org/special-announcemen/