Disability Rap – September 1, 2017

September 5, 2017

Come Advocate for Access to Affordable and Accessible Housing in Nevada City – TONIGHT!

July 12, 2017

Tonight, the Nevada City Council will be considering a proposal by Steve Bowden to develop a 0.82-acre parcel at 601 Searls Avenue in Nevada City into a six-unit multi-family housing development. The City requires that “Thirty percent of all homes located in new subdivisions … shall be affordable to moderate and below income households.” The […]

AB 1200: Aging and Disabilities Resource Connection

June 30, 2017
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As a core partner with the Agency on Aging Area 4 for the Aging and Disability Resource Connection (ADRC) of Nevada County, FREED supports AB 1200 (Cervantes) legislation to codify the ADRC program. The bill defines the program, outlines its purpose, establishes standards of operations and requires the Department of Aging and the State Department […]

Don’t forget to Register to vote!

March 10, 2016

               

Disability rap December 4, 2015

December 9, 2015

Learn about the freedoms that were won under Section 504.

Join us on December 4th to learn about the history of disability civil rights

November 19, 2015

Join us on December 4 for a fascinating story about the section 504 protest, a key event in our history which continues to reverberate in the lives of people with disabilities across the country.

disability rap October 2, 2015: desegregating the workplace for people with disabilities

October 5, 2015

Join us this month as we talk with Bryon MacDonald of the World Institute on Disability and rose Sloan of the National Federation of the Blind about the practice of segregating people with disabilities in sheltered workshops where they can be paid literally pennies on the hour. We will also consider what is being done […]

The Discussion and Book Signing with Shawn Casey O’Brien Was a Huge Success

June 10, 2015

Many thanks go to those who helped us to organize last Friday’s book signing and discussion on voting

30 people go to Disability Capitol Action Day 2015

June 2, 2015

30 people for our 30th anniversary at DCAD… Maybe we will see even more of you next year!

Acclaimed Author and Disability Activist Offers Perspective on the Power of the Vote for Minorities

June 2, 2015

Join us for spirited talk and book signing with SHAWN CASEY O’BRIEN, author of the recently published book For the Love of Long Shots: A Memoir on Democracy.