Tag Archives: Disability Rights California

Domestic Workers Bill of Rights

Listen  (29 min) Big Contradictions! Why would progressives and people with disabilities be opposed to something called the Domestic Workers Bill of Rights? The disability community is deeply divided on  state bill, AB 889, which would provide additional benefits to … Continue reading

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Haiti’s Disaster & Oakland’s Disaster Plan

Listen: 28 min In a natural disaster like the Haitian earthquake, people with disabilities suffer the highest death rate. Moreover, for every person killed, three more are likely to become disabled. We talk to Portlight Strategies, a grassroots group providing … Continue reading

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Disability Rights California

Listen (28 min) Do non-profits operate under too narrow a charge? Are they just plain too conservative? Eddie Ytuarte and Leah Gardner puts these questions to Catherine Blakemore, the executive director of one of the highest funded disability non-profits focused on … Continue reading

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Best Websites For California Budget Advocacy

IHSS Coalition www.ihsscoalition.org Consumers, Providers and Advocates Working Together to Protect and Improve California’s Home Care Disability Rights California www.disabilityrightsca.org California’s Advocacy and Protection System A website of in-depth information They will send copies to people without web access. 1-800-776-5746 … Continue reading

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