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Sacramento,California (PR MediaRelease) September 15, 2017 - Over 45,000 people with psychiatric or developmental disabilities died while living at a California state hospital or developmental center between the 1880’s and 1960’s. Many were buried anonymously in unmarked or mass graves and did not receive recognition or acknowledgment as human beings, in life or in death. Read more
Sacramento,California (PR MediaRelease) March 22, 2017 - Disability Rights California (DRC) and the California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (CFILC) today called on the California congressional delegation to preserve access to Medicaid services (Medi-Cal in CA). The plea comes on the eve of the House’s March 23 vote on the American Health Care Act (AHCA). Read more
Sacramento,California (PR MediaRelease) March 21, 2017 - The House plans a full floor vote on the American Health Care Act on Thursday, March 23. The California Foundation for Independent Living Centers and Disability Rights California will hold a news conference to urge Congress to preserve access to Medicaid services (Medi-Cal in CA). Read more
Sacramento,California (PR MediaRelease) March 9, 2017 - This statement is from Catherine Blakemore, Executive Director of Disability Rights California, on the American Health Care Act: “Disability Rights California is deeply disappointed in the newly unveiled American Health Care Act (AHCA), which attacks essential programs for people with disabilities. Read more
Sacramento,California (PR MediaRelease) January 9, 2017 - Disability Rights California (DRC) found the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), which licenses nursing homes, does not consistently impose adequate penalties when a resident’s death is caused by staff misconduct. As a result, nursing home residents remain in harm’s way. The finding is contained in a report ( DRC released today following an investigation into the deaths of nursing home residents. Read more
Sacramento,California (PR MediaRelease) November 2, 2016 - Disability Rights California (DRC) will operate a toll-free hotline on Primary Election Day, November 8, for voters with disabilities. The service is designed to help those who have difficulty accessing polling places, casting ballots or simply have questions about voting. The toll-free number for voice calls is 888-569-7955. Read more
Sacramento,California (PR MediaRelease) September 7, 2016 - In certain parts of America, Baptist churches still hold "cowbell" services that offer churchgoers a Sunday succession of clergy sharing brief vignettes intended to motivate and inspire their congregation to commit to lives of public service. If a shepherd addresses his flock beyond the allotted time, a moderator rings a cowbell, which is the preacher's signal that their time is up. When they've overstayed their welcome, someone whispers, "Ring the cowbell." Read more
Family Winemakers Tasting
Sacramento,California (PR MediaRelease) July 8, 2016 - Family Winemakers of California, an association of family-owned wineries in California, is proud to announce the 2016 date for its San Francisco tasting. This year, the trade and consumer tasting returns to San Francisco and takes place at the new Cruise Terminal at Pier 27 on Sunday, August 21 Read more