RESTORATION OF FUNDING FOR SOCIAL & RECREATIONAL PROGRAMS ALMOST THERE!

Legislature and Governor Are in
Final Stages of Negotiating Budget

FINAL CALLS AND EMAILS NEEDED NOW!

We have almost succeeded in restoring social-recreational services and camp, but we must jump over one more hurdle.

Both the Senate and the Assembly Budget Committees have passed the restoration. Now they must get the Governor to agree.


WHAT CAN YOU DO TO HELP?

1.     CALL MEMBERS OF THE CONFERENCE COMMITTEE TODAY!
(These are the Senators and Assemblymembers who are negotiating with the Governor on the budget.)
           
Senator Holly J. Mitchell (Co-Chair) – Culver City, South LA, Mar Vista, West LA, Downtown LA
916-651-4030

Assemblymember Philip Ting (Co-Chair) - Westside San Francisco, Daly City
916-319-2019

Senator Nancy Skinner - Contra Costa and Alameda Counties, Oakland
916-651-4009
        
Senator Richard D. Roth – Corona, Riverside
916-651-4031

Senator Jim Nielsen – Roseville, Chico, Yuba City
916-651-4004

Senator John Moorlach - Costa Mesa, Southern beach cities, Tustin, Orange
916-651-4037

Assemblymember Dr. Joaquin Arambula - Fresno
916-319-2031

Assemblymember Richard Bloom – Malibu, Santa Monica, Beverly Hills
916-319-2050

Assemblymember Rocky J. Chávez – Oceanside, Carlsbad
916-319-2076

Assemblymember Jay Obernolte – Hesperia, Barstow
916-319-2033

2.      CALL THE LEADERS TODAY!

President pro Tempore Toni Atkins – San Diego
916-651-4039

Assembly Speaker Anthony Rendon – Lakewood, Lynwood, Paramount
916-319-2063

FIND OUT WHO YOUR LEGISLATORS ARE HERE



Here is your message when you call:

“My name is _______________________________.”

“I am a person with a disability” OR “I am a family member of a person with a disability.”

IF YOU LIVE IN THEIR DISTRICT:
“I am a constituent.”

“I am calling to thank you for your support to restore social-rec funding for people with developmental disabilities.

I am asking you to support adopting this language in the final budget.

Thank you.”       

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READY TO DO MORE?

Check out our website at:
restoresocialrec.org
Are you an organization that wants to lend your support?

JOIN OUR COALITION TO RESTORE SOCIAL-REC FUNDING!
Send your name and logo to: info@dvunited.org
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Please donate to Disability Voices United's Campaign to get Restore Social-Rec funding. Your funds will help pay for expenses related to the campaign, including travel expenses for self-advocates and family members to go to Sacramento to educate legislators on the importance of social/rec programs.
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Disability Voices United is a statewide advocacy organization directed exclusively by and for individuals with developmental disabilities and family members.
We advocate for:
  • Choice and control over our lives,
  • Meaningful outcomes that matter to us, and
  • Systems that are equitable and accountable to us.