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.

Election 2014: FREED Engages 650 Voters With Disabilities

November 6, 2014

Over the course of 2014, FREED staff, volunteers and community members made over 650 contacts through social media, phone calls, postcards and face-to-face conversations to voters with disabilities reminding them to get out to the polls and vote. That is because we believe that it is important for people with disabilities, just like everyone else, […]

Statewide candidates respond To Disability Organizing Network questionnaire

October 16, 2014

The Disability Organizing Network sent out a questionnaire to the statewide candidates running in the November election to get an idea of what they say about disability issues. The candidates to reply within FREED’s catchment area were CJ Jawahar, running to represent Nevada, Yuba, and Sutter counties in the 4th California Assembly District, along with […]

FREED Offers Materials for Voter Registration And Education

October 14, 2014

FREED Center for Independent Living encourages all eligible voters in Nevada, Yuba, Sutter, Sierra and Colusa Counties to consider using the resources that we offer for the November election.