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Media Advisory

The California Fiscal Crisis and the Community System of Services: How to Get Involved in Saving Services;

February 7, 2003


Community meetings to describe the impact of proposed state budget cuts on children and adults with developmental disabilities and their families

Learn about the state fiscal crisis, the history of the community system of services and how to get involved in saving services.

When & Where:

Tuesday, February 18 ALIVE
2151 Salvio Street, Suite V, Concord

Wednesday, February 19 Down Syndrome Connection
117 A Town and Country Drive, Danville

Tuesday, February 25, CAP Antioch
3640 B Lone Tree Way, Antioch

Thursday, February 27, George Miller Center West
2801 Robert H. Miller Drive, Richmond

All events at 7:00 p.m.


Families members, consumers and others interested in the future for persons with developmental disability are invited to attend

Co-sponsored by Area Board 5, CARE Parent Network, Contra Costa ARC, Developmental Disabilities Council of Contra Costa County, Down Syndrome Connection, Futures Explored, and the Regional Center of the East Bay.


Call 1-800-281-3023 to RSVP, for more information or to request interpretation services in Spanish.

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Press Contact
  • Diana Jorgensen
  • 510-374-3665 or
  • 925-313-6034
  • Elizabeth Katz
  • 925-313-0999