California’s protection & advocacy system

For legal assistance call 800-776-5746. For all other purposes call 916-504-5800 in Northern CA

or 213-213-8000 in Southern CA. TTY 800-719-5798.

 

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13th Annual Remembrance Day - September 21, 2015

Events to be held at various sites around California to remember and honor individuals who died while in California State Institutions. You can view the CMP blog here as well.

Ceremony Sites Locations and Times:

NORTH
12:15 -1:15 PM
Ukiah Cemetery
Russian River Cemetery District
940 Low Gap Road, Ukiah, CA 94582
Contact: Martha Cook (707) 443-2706

CENTRAL VALLEY
10:30 – 11:30 AM
Stockton Rural Cemetery
2350 Cemetery Lane, Stockton, CA 95204
Contact: Jenny Olson (916) 300-9616

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Park View Cemetery (Front circle)
3661 East French Camp Rd., Manteca, CA 95336
Contact: Jenny Olson (916) 300-9616

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Porterville Developmental Center Chapel
26501 Avenue 140, Porterville, California 93258
Contact: Tom Casson (559) 920-2757

BAY AREA

1:00 – 2:00 PM
Agnews Historic Cemetery
1250 Hope Drive, Santa Clara, CA 95054
Contact: Yvonne McGough (510) 267-1258

10:30 – 11:30 AM
Napa State Hospital (McGrath Auditorium)
2100 Napa Vallejo Hwy, Napa, CA 94558
Contact: Yvonne McGough (510) 267-1258

1:00 – 2:00 PM
Sonoma Developmental Center Gazebo
15000 Arnold Drive, Eldridge, CA 95431
Contact: Alicia Mendoza (530) 300-8648

SOUTH
10:30 AM -11:30 AM
Metropolitan State Hospital – James Hall Auditorium
11401 South Bloomfield Ave., Norwalk, CA 90650
Contact: Senobia Pichardo (213) 700-5608

10:30 – 12:00 PM
Patton State Hospital Auditorium
3102 E. Highland Ave., Patton, CA 92369
Contact: Robyn Gantsweg (310) 628-5230

STATEWIDE

At 1:55 pm there will be a statewide moment of silence to honor those who died unrecognized at State Hospitals and Developmental Centers.  By giving respect to people with developmental and mental disabilities who have died unrecognized we are honoring all of us.

All are welcome. If you have questions, please contact:

Disability Rights California
(916) 504-5800 or toll free (800) 776-5746

People First of California
916-552-6625

 

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