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This page is about DRC’s work for people with disabilities locked in jails, juvenile facilities, and other institutions. We write reports about how people are treated and file lawsuits to improve how they are treated. This page, also, has press releases and articles about our work in this area. For more detail about our work keep reading.
DRC works to stop disability discrimination and stigma. We bring cases that make sure people can participate in society and be empowered. For more information about our work, please read on.
California has a Competitive Integrated Employment Blueprint. It says people with disabilities can work with people without disabilities. It makes sure people earn minimum wages. To find out more, keep reading.
DRC helps people get the essential health care they need. We make sure people get services to live in the community rather than institutions. Our work follows the principles in the Supreme Court’s Olmstead decision. To learn more, keep reading.
DRC advocates for safe and accessible housing. We work to make sure people with disabilities can live where they choose. To find out more about our work, read on.
DRC works so people, including children, have access to IHSS. IHSS gives people attendant care so they can live in the community instead of an institution. To learn more about our work in this area, keep reading.
DRC works in this area to help people with intellectual/developmental disabilities live, work, and play where they chose. To learn more about our work, keep reading.
DRC works so people can have mental health services and supports so they can stay out of institutions. We enforce people’s rights in institutions. To find out more about our work in this area, keep reading.
DRC helps people get the services they need to work. We help people get Department of Rehabilitation services. We also help people receiving Social Security benefits overcome barriers to working. To learn more about our work in this area, read on.
DRC works to make sure students with disabilities have what they need to do well in school. We also make sure they attend classes with students without disabilities. To learn more, please keep reading.
DRC works so people with disabilities can vote privately and independently. We train poll workers and people with disabilities about voting rights. We make sure poll places and voting machines are accessible. To learn more, keep reading.