Disability Rap – October 6, 2017: The intersection of climate change and disability

October 11, 2017

On the show this month, we spend the hour talking about the intersection of disability and climate change. With the recent hurricanes devastating southern states, Puerto Rico, and the Caribbean, and the recent fires in Nevada County, the effects of climate change have been hitting closer and closer to home. What happens to people with […]

Celebrating Our Roots – October 13th

September 12, 2017

FREED Center for Independent Living Celebrating Our Roots 1950’s Theme Party! October 13th, 2017  5:30 PM – 9:00 PM Buy Tickets Become a Sponsor Summer Thyme’s Bakery & Deli, Grass Valley Come Celebrate FREED with stories and poetry from Nevada County’s disability rights movement. Join with members of FREED’s board and staff, local people with […]

Disability Rap – September 1, 2017

September 5, 2017

Connecting our Community: Yuba and Sutter Counties have a new resource for older adults to get answers and get connected to information.

July 27, 2017

Marysville, CA — Beginning this July, through a grant provided by Agency on Aging Area 4, FREED is the new provider for the Senior Information & Assistance Program in Yuba and Sutter Counties. FREED is your local one-stop shop for any and all of your aging and disability related questions. FREED provides information and assistance […]

Letter to the Nevada City Council Regarding The Bungalows Housing Development

July 12, 2017

July 12, 2017 Evans Phelps, Mayor 317 Broad Street Nevada City, CA 95959 Dear Mayor Phelps, I write to you on behalf of two local organizations. The FREED Center for Independent Living is a resource center for people with disabilities and older adults residing in Nevada, Sierra, Yuba, Sutter, and Colusa Counties. Access to affordable, […]

Spaghetti Feed for FREED!

July 5, 2017

Come join us for a Spaghetti Feed to benefit FREED on Friday, January 16th, 6:00 pm, at Montna Hall next to Butchie’s pool,

Our Community: Aging & Disability Conference – July 19, 2017

June 21, 2017

Our Community: An Aging & Disability Conference July 19, 2017 9am – 4pm Gold Miners Inn, Grass Valley

2017 Disability Capitol Action Day

June 16, 2017

Approximately 30 FREED consumers, staff, and Board members from Grass Valley, Nevada City, Marysville, and Yuba City traveled to Sacramento on Tuesday for the 13th annual Disability Capitol Action Day. We joined over 400 people from across the state who gathered at Cesar Chavez Plaza on I Street for a disability resource fair and rally. […]

Jail and Bail Fundraiser 2017

March 8, 2017

It’s time for KNCO’s annual Jail & Bail Fundraiser! You can bail out FREED’s Jailbirds including Ana Acton, Tony Sauer, Patrick Thomas, Pam Amato, Spencer McClay, Kim Blix and Kate Luce via PayPal or Credit Card and support FREED at the same time!

Your PG&E Bill May be Increasing Dramatically! – How to Get Involved

February 24, 2017

Most Californians will soon see a change in the way they are billed for electricity: the center for accessible technology wants to hear from you about what this will mean What is changing about my electricity rates? Right now, most households pay for electricity with tiered rates.  When you use electricity, the initial rate each […]