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Healthcare
  • AHCA Action Center for Affordable Accessible Health Care. Visit Website

Housing Elements, Housing Advocacy Strategies, Universal Design
  • U.S. Department Of Housing and Urban Development: Statement of the Department of Housing and Urban Development on the Role of Housing in Accomplishing the Goals of Olmstead. Download PDF

  • The Housing Capacity Building Initiative for Community Living Resource Center provides key resources, documents, and links assembled by the project's panel of experts on housing options and long term support services. Visit Website

  • The Center for Universal Design. Visit Website

  • Concrete Change: Visitability. Visit Website

  • Housing Advocacy Strategies by Steve Gold: Public Housing Authorities, Moving People Out of Nursing Homes and Preference Categories. Visit Website

  • Housing Advocacy Strategies by Steve Gold: Strategies to Address Local Fair Housing Issues. Visit Website

  • Housing Advocacy Strategies by Steve Gold: HUD's Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity issued guidance on 8/11/2011 to its regional and field offices regarding enforcement of the ADA, Section 504 and particularly the Olmstead decision. Visit Website

  • Overview of Housing Element: Purposes and description of the components included in the element. Download PDF

  • Building Blocks for Effective Housing Elements. Visit Website

  • Housing Element Review Process. Visit Website

  • Housing Elements and Regional Housing Need Assessment. Visit Website

  • The State of Housing in America in the 21st Century: A Disability Perspective. Visit Website

Olmstead
  • QuitDay.org supports the physically challenged become smoke-free and lead healthier lives. Visit Website

  • Wheelchair Foundation supports awareness and better health in the community. Visit Website

  • HHS Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services Informational Bulletin: New Housing Resources to Support Olmstead Implementation. Download PDF

  • HUD Office of Public and Indian Housing Notice: Assisted housing for persons with disabilities under Olmstead implementation efforts to provide community-based options rather than institutional settings. Download PDF

  • Olmstead Fact Sheet to use in local advocacy. Download PDF

  • Olmstead Poster to use in local advocacy and locations. Download PDF

  • Message Triangle Worksheet for using as a local organizing tool. Download PDF

  • Olmstead Advocacy Toolkit: resources, tools and strategies to support advocates to advance Olmstead and home and community-based living options for people with disabilities within their local communities. Download PDF Rich Text Only

  • A Blueprint for Advocates: Recommended Next Steps to Advance California's Implementation of the Supreme Court's Olmstead Decision. Download PDF

Schools
Transportation
  • CA.gov information on disability access and transportation, which is a vital link that allows people with disabilities to enjoy and participate in the many aspects of society, including work, commerce and leisure activities. Visit Website

  • The Current State of Transportation for People with Disabilities in the United States. Visit Website

  • Ride On! An introduction to Accessible Transportation Programs and Advocacy at Centers for Independent Living (Part One). Visit Website

  • Ride On! An introduction to Accessible Transportation Programs and Advocacy at Centers for Independent Living (Part Two). Visit Website

  • Achieving Transit Access: An Action Guide. Visit Website

  • Easter Seals Project Action: Livable Communities. Visit Website

Voting
  • New voting machines that people with disabilities can use to vote. A YouTube video with Richard Hernandez and Cynde Soto demonstrating the machine and being instrumental in working with LA County and Long Beach voter accessibility committees. Visit Website

  • You can obtain a complete list of all federal, state and local contests on your June ballot at SmartVoter.org by entering your address. Use the search feature to get unique profiles on many of the thousands of candidates running to represent you in Congress, California Legislature, County Board of Supervisors, Superior Court, and other key offices in your community. Visit Website

  • Easy Voter Guide is your quick election guide for new and busy voters in English, Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, and Korean. You can still order copies of the Guide (except English) online. Visit Website

  • Don't remember if you're registered to vote? Check Status of Your Voter Registration. Visit Website

  • This webpage contains information about registering to vote in California. Visit Website

  • You can find your polling place based on county or zip code search. Visit Website

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.