Tag Archives: IHSS

Poetry and Prose by Barbara Ruth

  Listen, 29 min Barbara Ruth visits Pushing Limits with poetry and prose. Barbara Ruth is a long-time Native American, Jewish disability activist, NeuroQueer, poet, writer, musician and photographer. Barbara Ruth’s writing travels from lush erotic images to the nitty-gritty … Continue reading

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Controversy in the IHSS Community

Listen (28 min) The SEIU-UHW union has proposed a November ballot measure affecting home care workers who work under California Medi-Cal programs. It would 1) Provide home care workers who work under these programs (IHSS) a minimum wage based on … Continue reading

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Gustopo Tactics Against IHSS Users & Workers

Modesto Bee article

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The ArnieVille Sleep Out

An open-air open-ended protest has begun in Berkeley in an effort to stop the juggernaut of draconian cuts to California’s In Home Supportive Services (IHSS) and Medi-Cal programs. The IHSS program is a model program that pays caregivers to help … Continue reading

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Service Cuts — Will You Stand With Us?

Listen. 29 min Original air date: Friday, Oct 16, 2:30 pm KPFA, 94.1 fm Critical cuts and unannounced home visits have begun for people with disabilities who rely on California’s In Home Support Services (IHSS). Pushing Limits talks to Bobby … Continue reading

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