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Picture This: a Disability Community That’s Truly Inclusive of All

September 10, 2018

(reprinted from the Rooted in Rights blog) Close your eyes and picture a disabled person. At work, one of my jobs is … Continue reading "Picture This: a Disability Community That’s Truly Inclusive of All"

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September is National Preparedness Month

September 10, 2018

National Preparedness Month (NPM), recognized each September, provides an opportunity to remind us that we all must prepare ourselves and … Continue reading "September is National Preparedness Month"

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Land at Sonoma Developmental Center Could Fill Housing and Workforce Shortage

September 10, 2018

As released in a report last week, the land at Sonoma Developmental Center, the state’s largest and oldest operating institution … Continue reading "Land at Sonoma Developmental Center Could Fill Housing and Workforce Shortage"

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Meet Me: A Newspaper Insert Breaking Down Barriers to Inclusion

September 4, 2018

Last week you may have noticed a special insert in your local newspaper or the Sacramento News and Review featuring … Continue reading "Meet Me: A Newspaper Insert Breaking Down Barriers to Inclusion"

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BOLD MOVES…The 2018 National Sexual Assault Conference

September 4, 2018

The 2018 National Sexual Assault Conference was held in Anaheim and we were fortunate, thanks to the wonderful support from … Continue reading "BOLD MOVES…The 2018 National Sexual Assault Conference"

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Stakeholder’s Discuss How To Spend $40 Million “Bridge” Funding

September 4, 2018

Last Wednesday the Department of Developmental Services convened the Developmental Services Taskforce to discuss various options for spending $40 million … Continue reading "Stakeholder’s Discuss How To Spend $40 Million “Bridge” Funding"

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Unity Brings Quick Action On Hate Crimes

September 4, 2018

Hate crimes targeting people with disabilities have been called the invisible hate crimes. By participating actively with other California civil … Continue reading "Unity Brings Quick Action On Hate Crimes"

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Don’t Miss the Self-Determination Deadline

August 27, 2018

The Self-Determination rollout is fast approaching! The deadline to enter the lottery to participate in the three-year pilot of the … Continue reading "Don’t Miss the Self-Determination Deadline"

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Abuse and Neglect Mandated Reporting: A Free & Valuable Resource

August 27, 2018

Strengthening protections for the people we care about is important to all of us. Mandating reporting laws are a critical … Continue reading "Abuse and Neglect Mandated Reporting: A Free & Valuable Resource"

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