Beyond the Devastation

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Cartoon image of angry dog courtesy of D.O.G.F.I.T.E.
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Evan LeVang and John B. Kelly talk about
what California’s people with disabilities can do to stop the slide toward death and nursing homes.

Disability rights activists regroup after passage of a criminal California budget that devastated IHSS, Medi-Cal, Cal-Works, cities, regional centers, AIDS programs and more.

Image of a dog, woman, and man using a wheelchair walking away. Photo by John B. Kelly, titled: "No Room on this Sidewalk for You!" John Kelly works with Neighborhood Access Group (NAG), a grass-roots organization dedicated to improving street-level access in Boston. His writing has appeared in the Boston Globe, Counter Punch, and the Ragged Edge.

Evan LeVang is Executive Director of Independent Living
Services of Northern California. He is also the founder
of DOGFITE, Disability Organizing Group for Initiating
Total Equality, ”an advocacy group which includes universal
health care, tax justice, immigrant rights and no offensive
military spending among it’s goals.

Hosted by Adrienne Lauby and Eddie Ytuarte

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