Maisoon Sahouria, CID Advocate was the coordinator for this event at Menlo College. CID consumers and staff were invited to facilitate a panel at Menlo College on 11/13/14 for a Diversity in the workplace class taught by Arthurlene Towner as well as a class on Disabilities Issues to speak about disability in the workplace. Two CID staff were on the panel, Pete Williams and Maisoon Sahouria, A CID board member (Ligia Andrade) and two CID consumers, Ken Skinner and Jacqueline Williams.
Project WeHope's Homeless Connect IV was a great success. Thanks to all those who participated! Here are just a few pics from the day.
It's 2014, But It's Still Difficult For People With Disabilities To Vote
Voting Access Often Difficult For Disabled Americans
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The SF Examiner | By Jessie Lorenz
Project WeHope EPA HOMELESS CONNECT-4
9AM – 3PM
1856 Bay Road, East Palo Alto
WeHOPE Shelter (Lord’s Gym)
Or Contact Alicia Garcia at email@example.com
*Medical Clinic *Employment Services *Veterans Services *Hair Cuts
*Shelter Referrals* *Mental Health *Housing Information *Flu Shots
* Legal Aid *Financial Education *GA and Food Stamp Assistance
Come win prizes
Free Showers available all day until 3pm (sign up onsite)
Free Laundry all day until 3pm (sign up onsite)
Come receive free give-a-ways
In recognition of the upcoming 25th Anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) July 26, 2015, Menlo students enrolled in PSY/SSC 482, Understanding Disabilities class, organized a Disability Awareness Exhibit.— at Menlo College.
The 2014 Commission on Disabilities' Art Showcase, featuring local artists with disabilities was a total hit!
Art was displayed from October 1st through the 21st in the Caldwell Gallery, Mon-Fri 8am-5pm (free and open to the public)
The Artists' Reception & Silent Auction took place on Tuesday, October 21st from 5pm to 7:30pm in the Caldwell Gallery in the Hall of Justice located at 400 County Center in Redwood City. Most of the Artist's work was sold.
Beyond Paratransit: 21st Century Mobility
More information about the Alameda CTC can be found at www.alamedactc.org
Come join CID at the DES 2014 Architects and Engineers Fair at 399 Bradford Street in Redwood City from 11-1:30 on Friday, October 10th.
Health Plan of San Mateo
•To see if your doctors and other health providers are in the Plan’s Network
•To find a new doctor or other provider
•To make sure your current medications are covered
•If you need help with health issues
•If you need transportation to get to your appointments
•If you need more help to stay healthy and at home
Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP)
•To learn more about your Medicare options
•For free, individual counseling help in deciding which Medicare and Medi-Cal options best meet your needs
Health Care Options
1-844-580-7272 TTY 1-800-430-7077
•For information and help to enroll in, change or leave a health plan
Cal MediConnect Ombudsman
1-855-501-3077 (available after April 1, 2014)
•If you have a complaint or problem that your Health Plan has not been able to resolve to your satisfaction
1-800-633-4227 TTY 1-877-486-2048 Visit www.medicare.gov
•For information about the Health Plan options in your county
• To check the Prescription Drugs covered
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