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Disability Rights California Opposes Proposition 1

Proposition 1 is the culmination of the Governor’s massive effort over the last two years to remake mental health services in California. The disturbing consequences will be more people subjected to involuntary detention and treatment without any evidence to support this approach.

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SB 43 (Eggman) – Expanding the Definition of “Gravely Disabled”

SB 43 expands the definition of “grave disability,” making it much easier to involuntarily commit people to locked facilities for behavioral health reasons.

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AB 545 (Pellerin) – Elections: Access for Voters with Disabilities

AB 545 will improve in-person accessible voting for voters with disabilities. Key provisions include mandatory curbside voting, readily available magnifying glasses, and signature guides at all voting locations across the state.

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AB 280 (Holden) - The California Mandela Act

Solitary confinement is one of the most severe and destructive practices used in detention facilities. The World Health Organization, United Nations, and other international bodies have recognized solitary confinement as greatly harmful and potentially fatal.

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SB 1338 (Umberg) - Disability Rights California Information on CARE Act

The CARE Court proposal could place Californians living with mental health disabilities and substance use disorders under involuntary court-ordered treatment.

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DRC employees are a valuable asset and vital to ensures our vision, mission, and values are fully realized. We're looking for talented and enthusiastic individuals to join our team!

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Disability Rights California Regional Center Vendor Reporting

Access the incident and monthly data reporting portal. This is a secure form that regional center vendors may use to submit incident reports and data reports required by law to be reported to Disability Rights California.

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