CALIFORNIA DISABILITY-SENIOR COMMUNITY ACTION NETWORK AND CALIFORNIA PERSON CENTERED ADVOCACY PARTNERSHIP
DISABILITY-SENIOR RIGHTS REPORT
Advocacy Without Borders: One Community – Accountability With Action – Person Centered Advocacy [Photo of Marty Omoto and Lois Curtis at the State Capitol speaking before over 1,500 people. Curtis was one of the two women with developmental disabilities from the State of Georgia who filed a federal lawsuit under the Americans with Disabilities Act that resulted in the landmark 1999 US Supreme Court ruling known as the “Olmstead Decision”]
CDCAN Reports go out to over 65,000 people with disabilities, mental health needs, seniors, people with traumatic brain and other injuries; Alzheimer’s and other disorders; people with Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue syndrome; people with MS; veterans with disabilities and mental health needs, families, workers, community organizations, facilities and advocacy groups including those in the Asian/Pacific Islander, Latino, American Indian, Indian, African-American communities; policymakers, and others across the State.
Marty Omoto YouTube Channel:
CDCAN youtube channel was set up to eventually have various videos covering issues important to people with disabilities, mental health needs, the blind, seniors and low income families and individuals. Currently videos posted are from past events or presentations.
To see the current videos, including March 2014 San Andreas Regional Center Aptos Legislative Breakfast, January 2014 panel discussion on services for adults with autism spectrum and related disorders in Palo Alto, and older videos including video of April 2003 march of over 3,000 people with developmental disabilities, families, providers, regional centers and others from the Sacramento Convention Center to the State Capitol (to attend and testify at budget hearing on proposed massive permanent cuts to regional center funded services, go to the CDCAN (Marty Omoto) Channel at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCEySEyhnr9LQRiCe-F7ELh
CDCAN Townhall Telemeetings, CDCAN Reports and Alerts and other activities cannot continue without YOUR help. To continue the CDCAN website and the CDCAN Reports and Alerts sent out and read by over 65,000 people and organizations, policy makers and media across the State, and to continue and resume CDCAN Townhall Telemeetings, trainings and other events, please send your contribution/donation (please send to “CDCAN” or “California Disability Community Action Network” and mail to:
1500 West El Camino Avenue, Suite 499
Sacramento, CA 95833
To Receive the free CDCAN Reports, send email request to: Marty Omoto – firstname.lastname@example.org
PLEASE CONSIDER HELPING AND SUPPORTING THE CONTINUING WORK OF CDCAN – YOUR HELP IS NEEDED!