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 […]

disability rap August 6, 2015

August 19, 2015

On this episode Of disability rap, FREED Executive Director, Ana Acton, discusses information and referral services of Nevada County 211 with Alice Johnson, and an excellent opportunity to learn about the history of the Americans With Disabilities Act on August 7, with Youth Organizing Intern, Kristin Ansell and Deputy Director of the California Foundation for […]

Gold Country Stage Has New ADA Policies

July 14, 2015

Nevada County’s Gold Country Stage has new policies regarding ADA reasonable accommodations on public transit. Nevada County Board of Supervisors approved the new policies today! Check them out at http://www.mynevadacounty.com/nc/cda/pw/transit/Pages/ADA-Reasonable-Modification.aspx  

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

Disability Rap June 2015: conversation with disability activist and author, Shawn Casey O’Brien about his new book and a project in Bali

June 8, 2015

Join us this month as we talk to Kristen Darling about her work with a school for children with disabilities in Bali followed by a conversation with disability activist and author, Shawn Casey O’Brien, about his latest book “For the Love of Longshots: A memoir on democracy.”

Our Community: Aging & Disability Conference – July 29, 2015

June 5, 2015

Celebrating disability and aging! From information to action!

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.

Disability Rap May 1, 2015, Disability, Gender and popular music

May 18, 2015

Identities such as disability, gender or ethnicity are hardly ever isolated. In fact they often play off of each other. Join us this month as we talk about how two different identities – gender and disability – create an unexpected experience for the musicians that we look at in this special of Disability Rap.

Nevada County Celebration of Trails May 2015

May 18, 2015

Join Bear Yuba Land Trust and area trail enthusiasts for a community Celebration of Trails on Saturday, May 30. It’s the one day of the year all your favorite trail supporters and outdoor recreation groups will come together to bring the community everything they want to know about trail related topics – a one stop resource for gear, maps, flora and fauna, and more.