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Twitter Chats on Disability Issues for 2018 Election

July 23, 2018


(SACRAMENTO, CALIF.) – In partnership with the Disability Visibility Project®, the Disability Organizing (DO) Network will be organizing and hosting a series of Twitter chats to discuss Californians with disabilities, civic participation, community organizing, and disability rights.

WHAT        #DONetwork Twitter Chats

WHO          Disability advocates (individual activists, elected officials, disability-related service organizations and businesses), allies, and general public

WHEN       The series of 3 discussions will be:


  • California Disability Issues and Organizing Strategies
    Wednesday, August 15, 2018
    3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. PST


 


  • Gubernatorial Forum on Long-Term Services & Supports in California
    Thursday, September 13, 2018
    3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. PST 


 


  • Voting Rights and Accessibility
    Thursday, November 1, 2018 
    3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. PST 


WHERE     On Twitter using the hashtag #DONetwork: https://twitter.com/ (Follow @DisVisibility for updates)

MORE INFO:     Please visit: https://disabilityvisibilityproject.com/2018/07/09/8-1-do-network-twitter-chat-california-disability-issues-and-organizing-strategies/

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About CFILC’s Disability Organizing (DO) Network
The Disability Organizing (DO) Network is a program of the California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (CFILC), and functions as a statewide disability advocacy network of 28 Independent Living Centers and the communities that the CFILC serves. CFILC is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation that increases access and equal opportunity for people with disabilities by building the capacity of Independent Living Centers throughout California.  To learn more, please visit: https://disabilityorganizing.net/ and follow DONetwork on Twitter: @DOnetworkorg

The Disability Visibility Project® is a community partnership with StoryCorps and an online community dedicated to creating, sharing, and amplifying disability media and culture founded by Alice Wong. Check out the Disability Visibility podcast for episodes about disability issues and culture: https://disabilityvisibilityproject.com/podcast-2/
For more: https://disabilityvisibilityproject.com/

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Welcome to the Disability Organizing Network (DOnetwork) website! The DOnetwork calls to action the California Disability Communities and allies, through community organizing, advocacy, education, leadership development and coalition building to effect systems change in local, state and national issues.

The CFILC Disability Organizing Network is a statewide disability advocacy network of 28 Independent Living Centers and the communities they serve. In each center there is a full time staff person devoted to increasing civic participation through community organizing, education and advocacy around issues that affect the Disability Communities.