Multicultural Affairs (MCA)
The Multicultural Affairs (MCA) Unit’s goal is to empower California’s diverse disability communities. We do this by giving workshops and training. To learn more about our work, keep reading.
Our staff are as diverse as the communities we seek to serve. We reach many people with cultural, language, and disability differences. We are committed to reaching and empowering under represented and underserved communities. The MCA Unit strives to incorporate DRC’s vision statement in all that we do.
This pub will help you understand how you can get value education for your child. The pub talks about 18 tips that are meant to help the parents support their child’s learning in school.
This publication gives you tips to be your own advocate. The tips cover things like being prepared and asking questions. Keeping records and getting information in your language are important tips. Knowing your rights and getting help are other tips.
This pub gives you an overview of Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) services to help you work. It tells you how to apply for services and how DOR decides who gets services. It tells you what to do if you have a problem with DOR. It tells you who can help you, if you have a problem with DOR.
Department of Rehabilitation (DOR) can help you attend college or a training program. This pub tells you the kinds of programs DOR will pay for. It tells you how to get help if you have a problem getting services from DOR.
This Manual is a joint project between Disability Rights California and Justice in Aging, and replaces the “In-Home Supportive Services Nuts & Bolts Manual.” The IHSS Advocates Manual is geared towards attorneys and advocates.
“Protective supervision” is an IHSS service. It is to help if you need, because of your disability, watching 24 hours per day so you are not injured. This pub tells you who can get it and how to get it. It tells you what to do if the county does not give it to you.
This pub tells you about “suspension” and “expulsion.” It tells you the rules that apply to a student with disabilities. It tells you what to do if it happens to your child.
The Ticket to Work program is part of the Ticket to Work and Work Incentive Improvement Act of 1999. The program’s goal is to increase the number of providers who can help you if you are on SSI or SSDI get services so you can find work. This pub tells you about the program. It tells you where to get more information.