Food Money for SSI Recipients!

In 2019, people who get SSI can get more money every month for food! There is a program called CalFresh that people used to call Food Stamps. Beginning June 1, 2019, people who receive SSI will be allowed to get CalFresh.

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Disability Rights California Executive Director - Open Position
A note from: Catherine Blakemore, DRC Executive Director

It has been a privilege to serve as Disability Rights California’s (DRC) Executive Director for more than 25 years and to be part of the disability rights movement for more than 40 years.

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Legislative Advocacy

Public Policy

DRC’s legislative staff advocate in the California State Legislature and with the Governor on legislation and the state budget. We focus on legislation and budget items that impact people with disabilities and public programs that provide services and supports.
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Disability Community Toolkit

While people with disabilities make up 22% of the American public according to figures released by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in August 2018, they remain largely a neglected, albeit sizeable minority...
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How We’re Making a Difference

years of serving people with disabilities.
individuals served by our staff.
individuals impacted through our systemic litigation.
publications created with many translated into 11 languages.