[Hpn] Background on Sacto suit from a disabled focus

Thomas Cagle nh-adapt@juno.com
Sun, 05 Jan 2003 06:39:00 -0500


On Sat, 4 Jan 2003 16:28:28 EST LE3293@aol.com writes:
> CALIFORNIANS FOR DISABILITY RIGHTS
> 1722 J Street
> Suite 2
> Sacramento, Ca., 95814
> Phone 916-447-2237
> Fax 916-447-7324
> 
> Press Release
> 
> Contact: Laura Williams, President
> Phone: (626) 335-0613
> 
> FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
> 9 AM PST, January 3, 2003
> 
> CALIFORNIANS FOR DISABILITY RIGHTS DEMANDS EQUAL ACCESS TO THE CITY 
> OF 
> SACRAMENTO SIDEWALKS
> CDR, a grassroots disability advocacy membership organization from 
> every 
> corner of this great State implores the Mayor and Council of the 
> City of 
> Sacramento to withdraw its appeal to Barden v. sacramento.  As 
> disabled 
> citizens we have the right to traverse the sidewalks of the 
> beautiful city 
> that is our State Capitol!  Yet, the leaders of our Capitol City 
> continue to 
> fight and appeal the ninth courts decision that would require that 
> the city 
> take measures to make the sidewalks safe for wheelchair travel and 
> travel by 
> the blind and deaf of our state.
> Please serve all the citizens of this great state and MAKE OUR 
> CAPITOL 
> ACCESSIBLE
> 
> Disability Activists from all over the State will rally on Monday, 
> January 
> 6th at 5:00 pm at the main Library at Ninth and 'I'  [828 i street]. 
>  They 
> will then proceed to the Convention Center and the Governor Davis 
> Inauguration celebration.  
> LOOK for the BADGES of HONOR!
> 
> CDR will have a volunteer at the CDR State Office Monday afternoon 
> from 4:00 
> pm to approx. 8:00 pm for out of area supporters to rest and wash.  
> CDR offices are at 16th and J St. 
> 1722 J Street  call 1-800-838-2237 or 916-447-2237

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