Monitoring the Detention of Immigrant Children with Disabilities in California

The number of unaccompanied immigrant children in United States custody is at an all-time high, surpassing 14,000...
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DRC Spotlights Stories
Photo of an African American family having a picnic. A mother and father are sitting looking at their daughter who sitting in between them. The CalFresh logo is overlayed on the image.

Food Money for SSI Recipients!

In 2019, people who get SSI can get more money every month for food! Click below for more information!
 

DRC's opposition letter to HUD’s proposed changes

DRC helps hundreds of Californians with disabilities to access public housing every year. In our experience, many mixed status American families are comprised of one or more children who have a recognized status and caregivers who do not have a recognized immigration status.

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Legislative Advocacy
2019

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

40
years of serving people with disabilities.
24,000+
individuals served by our staff.
607,688
individuals impacted through our systemic litigation.
426
publications created with many translated into 11 languages.