How Minnesota isolates and marginalizes thousands of adults with disabilities.

jobs, low pay

Dead-end jobs, low pay

Minnesota spends millions on adults with disabilities. But it isolates them in dead-end jobs and remote group homes, making it among the nation's most segregated states. 2Alone and
at risk

Alone and at risk

Set up to be safe havens, some group homes for the disabled have become remote "prisons," where residents are vulnerable to violence and neglect. 3Families wait years for aid

Families wait years for aid

Thousands of disabled Minnesotans languish on waiting lists for crucial services even as millions of dollars remain unspent. 4Inclusion pays off

Inclusion pays off

Vermont bets big on community inclusion, and the payoffs are huge for the empowerment of the disabled and for taxpayers. 5Intimacy denied

Intimacy denied

Disabled adults must overcome constant barriers to seek a fundamental human right – loving relationships.