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The Arc of California
Advocates for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families since 1950.
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CDSA Jun 13
Assemblymember , thank you for your enduring support for Californians with I/DD. Your floor comments today were spot on; the investment this year must be the first step and not the only step to fully funding developmental services.
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The Arc of California Jun 6
Thank you for standing up for people with IDD. , it's time to . Support minimum 8% of
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The Arc of California Jun 5
Thank you for standing up for people with IDD. , it's time to . Support the Senate version of via
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PathPoint Jun 5
Thank you for championing people with developmental disabilities! We urge to support the Senate request for adequate funding to keep essential services running.
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Patty Schulz Jun 5
Time to fulfill our promise to Californians with developmental disabilities via
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CDSA Jun 4
Replying to @HollyJMitchell
And thank you, , for your long-standing interest in and support for our community. We need your support more than ever.
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CDSA Jun 4
"I find it unconscionable that we would even be having this conversation when we have money to do what we know is right...and I assume that we will do that." speaking about the needed investment in DD services. Thank you for your powerful words!
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CDSA Jun 4
Thank you, for highlighting the chronic underfunding for DD services. We need a long-term plan, and stabilizing funding across the board this year.
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Scott Shepard Jun 3
Urging and to pass a budget for All Californians that includes mandated services for people with Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities. Fix the unfunded Min Wage Quirk and provide 8% by July 1st to save our services!
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The Arc of California Jun 3
THANK YOU & for fighting for Californians with intellectual & developmental disabilities in Conference Committee. The crisis is now, we need your help!
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The Arc of California May 31
The local minimum wage issue is causing the closure of services and supports for people with intellectual & developmental disabilities. Thank you for highlighting!
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The Arc of California May 31
As & show, Conference Committee & must solve the crisis in IDD services.
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The Arc of California May 24
"I have not been able to afford to replace my car in over 9 months. Have been walking 20 to 30 miles a week because I live in a rural area with extremely limited public transit. Constant angst over my finances." DSP Mendocino County
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The Arc of California May 24
"I have been in this field for 35 years. I love what I do but I've always had to have a second job because being a caregiver does not pay enough to live a normal life."
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The Arc of California May 24
Contra Costa County DSP speaks about underfunding for Californians with intellectual & developmental disabilities.
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The Arc of California May 24
THIS!!! Los Angeles DSP speaks about underfunding for Californians with intellectual & developmental disabilities.
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The Arc of California May 24
Replying to @ArcCAadvocacy
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The Arc of California May 24
Thank you and for your statement today about budget = values, & the critical investment Senate proposes for DD & Californians w/ special needs. Let's push it through Conference!
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The Arc of California May 24
"90% of DSPs I work with have only the recent State mandated sick days. They do not get paid for any holidays, no vacation days. This has taken its toll on the health of my fellow employees." DSP Contra Costa County
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The Arc of California May 24
"I have been working in the special education for 12 years. I have always had to maintain a minimum of 2 extra part time jobs on top of my full time employer. We are forced to work multiple jobs just to not become homeless." DSP Sonoma County
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