Recent information and news that matters to Disability Rights California.
The assertion that severe mental illnesses cause gun violence, specifically mass shootings, is not helpful and not accurate, but it is harmful. It is a dangerous idea. And we hear it from the media and our leaders all the time...
Disability Rights California (DRC) honored client Christian Estrada Rodriguez for tirelessly advocating to get his county mental health services restored. After the county cut his services, he tried to appeal the decision. However, the county told him only children could appeal. Christian tried to point out that adults have a legal right to appeal if the person disagrees with a decision to terminate, reduce or suspend services. He contacted DRC and attorney Rebecca Cervenak represented him in a hearing. The county agreed to have Christian quickly reassessed.
(Sacramento) – The California State Assembly declared March 2018 as Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month by passing House Resolution 89, authored by Assemblymember Jim Frazier (D-Discovery Bay)...
WHO: National ADAPT
WHAT: ADAPT Demands the FDA to Stop Shocking Disabled People into Submission
WHERE: In front of FDA Director Scott Gottlieb’s house, Intersection of Pennsylvania Ave NW & L St NW, Washington, DC 20037
WHEN: Saturday, March 10, 2018, happening now...
Honorable Nancy Pelosi
Unites States House of Representatives
CH Cannon House Office Building Washington, Rm. 233
Washington, DC 20515
RE: H.R. 620 (POE) – OPPOSE