DCAD 2015

YO! Members happily manning the booth. Two DCAD staff members posing for a photo. CFILC executive interviewing with a reporter. CFILC executive interviewing with a reporter. Disability Organizing Network booth. CFILC executive interviewing with a reporter in front of the Capitol building. People interacting with the DO Network booth. Digital Access Project staff joyfully manning the booth. A row of exhibit booths as far as the eye can see. Photo of 3 people posing in front of an exhibit booth. 2 people interacting with Ability Tools staff member. Posing for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Ability Tools staff member smiling for the camera. Glorious photo of the California Capitol building with a clear blue sky backdrop. A todler snuggled up in with a blanket inside a stroller. Musicians performing for the Disability Capitol Action Day crowd. Musicians performing for the Disability Capitol Action Day crowd. QuickMatch representative smiling for the camara. Silly pose for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Close up photo of somebodys pet iguana. Manning the Public Policy booth. Photo of a todler in a large hat. A person speaking on stage with an ASL interpreter and a TV camera man close by. A large tent providing shade to many people. Posing for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. A dog in a sweater. A person speaking on stage with an ASL interpreter. A person speaking on stage with an ASL interpreter. 2 DCAD staff members going over a list. 2 DCAD staff members going over a list and another staff member posing for the camera. DO Network booth attracting many people. Photo of a person speaking on stage. Photo of a person speaking on stage. Photo of a person speaking on stage. DCAD assistant attentively listening to the speaker on stage. Public enjoying the shade. Photo of a person speaking on stage. Photo of people interacting. Photo of people interacting. Posing for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Posing for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Posing for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Posing for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Posing for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Posing for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Posing for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Posing for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. YO! members posing for a photo in front of the Capitol building. YO! members cheering. Posing for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Sitting in on a ADA Forum inside the Capitol building. Sitting in on a ADA Forum inside the Capitol building. Sitting in on a ADA Forum inside the Capitol building. Sitting in on a ADA Forum inside the Capitol building. Posing for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Posing for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Posing for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Posing for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Posing for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Posing for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Posing for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. A person with hundreds of button pins posing for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Silly pose for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Silly pose for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Posing for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Silly muscle man kid posing for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Silly pose for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Silly pose for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Posing for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Posing for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Silly pose for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Silly pose for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Silly pose for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Silly pose for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Silly pose for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Posing for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Silly pose for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Posing for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Posing for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Silly pose for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Posing for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Silly pose for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Posing for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Silly pose for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Posing for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Posing for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Ms Wheelchair California posing for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Posing for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Silly pose for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Posing for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Posing for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Silly pose for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Posing for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Posing for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Posing for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop. Posing for a photo in front of the ADA25 backdrop.

DCAD 2014

Ready for the 2014 DCAD march. YO! Members posing in front of the Capitol Rose Garden. Zumba instructors pumping up the crowd. The crowd getting their fitness on. Miss Wheelchair California 2014 posing in front of the Capitol Rose Garden. DCAD 2014 march participants. DCAD 2014 march participants. Happy DCAD 2014 participants posing in front of the various vendor booths. Teresa and Ted infront of the capitol building. Exhausted DCAD staff taking a short break in the shade. YO! volunteers posing with their booth. Fun and excitement had by all at DCAD 2014! Bicyclist law enforcement checking out all the Assistive Technology gadgets. YO! Volunteer posing in front of the Capitol Building. Getting banners and signs ready for the march at the Capitol Rose Garden. March participants proudly leading the mass holding up the Disability Action Coalition banner. A good turnout at DCAD 2014. A YO! member manning the booth. Examining the robotic arm. YO! Disabled & Proud group photo in front of the Capitol Building. The seating area of DCAD 2014. Jack Campbell award winner Ramon Ortiz. Enjoyment had by all at DCAD 2014! Jack Campbell award winners Michelle Rousey and Charlie Bean. Demonstrating the use of the robotic arm. Vendor booths attracting the attention of large crowds. Voter registration booth with all the latest voting accessibility technologies. Working the closed captioning and translation booth. Great live music! Legislative sponsor Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson speaking to an attentive crowd.

DCAD 2013

Participants check in at the Information Booth. Participants get the program and information at the Information Booth. A participant talks to Community Organizers at the Systems Change Network table. A participant talks to Community Organizers at the Systems Change Network table. Participants are wearing yellow Disability Capitol Action Day 2013 t-shirts. A Team leader hands out yellow DCAD 2013 t-shirst to his team. Participants march to the capitol holding signs that say California Foundation For Independent Living Center's Deputy Director and her husband hold there newborn baby who is attending her first dcad 2013.  The whole family is wearing DCAD 2013 yellow t-shirts. Participants march to the capitol wearing the DCAD 2013 yellow t-shirts. Participants look on to see all the action with a news van in the background. Participants from the Systems Change Network and California United Homecare Workers stand in coalition on the west steps of the Capitol.  They are holding banners that say Participants stand in coalition on the west steps of the capitol wearing the yellow DCAD 2013 t-shirts.  One man holds a sign that reads: Participants from the Systems Change Network and YO! Disabled and Proud stand in coalition on the west steps of the capitol.  The team leader from YO! Disabled and Proud leads them in chants on a bull horn. Participants from the Systems Change Network and California United Homecare Workers stand in coalition on the west steps of the Capitol.  They are holding banners that say This picture is a close up profile of the team leader from YO! Disabled and Proud while she speaks into a bull horn to lead a group in rally chants. This picture is a close up profile of a guide dog wearing the yellow DCAD 2013 t-shirt.  The dog is a black Labrador. This picture is a close up of three guide dogs wearing the yellow DCAD 2013 t-shirts.  The dog in the middle is a black Labrador and the dogs on each side are yellow Labradors. 2 participants from one of the labor unions and a consumer join the march to the capitol holding signs in Spanish.  The sign are too faint to read accurately. Participants enjoy the Disability Community Resource Fair booths and get information. Participants gather for the Educational Rally near the west steps of the Capitol. A participant in a wheel chair is pushed by another participant.  They are joined by a third person on the left, and together they are looking at the Disability Community Resource Fair booths. Participants enjoy the Disability Community Resource Fair. Participants from the Systems Change Network and California United Homecare Workers stand in coalition on the west steps of the Capitol.  They are holding banners that say A participant gives her guide dog water.  The dog is a yellow Labrador and is wearing a yellow DCAD 2013 t-shirt. Participants from the Systems Change Network stand on the west steps of the capitol A Systems Change Organizer leads a chant at the west steps of the capitol at the end of the march. Members of California United Homecare Workers with their march banner at the west steps of the capitol. A baby at her first DCAD wearing a special DCAD 2013 onesy jump suit. A participant on the capitol west lawn holding a sign that reads: A crowd shot of participants at the DCAD 2013 Disability Community Resource Fair, many of the participants are wearing the yellow DCAD 2013 t-shirts. Three participants using power chairs gather for lunch near the capitol lawn. Two participants are interviewed by a member of the media for a video interview.  One participant is standing wearing a yellow DCAD 2013 t-shirt and the other participant is in a power chir wearing a purple Disabled and Proud t-shirt A participant in a power chair prepares to go on stage at the Educational Rally and speak to thousands of participants about his advocacy. A seated crowd of participants under the big tent watch the Educational Rally.  Most participants are wearing the yellow DCAD 2013 t-shirts. A seated crowd of participants under the big tent watch the Educational Rally.  Most participants are wearing the yellow DCAD 2013 t-shirts. A mother in her wheel chair holds her new born baby in her lap while she talks with a disabled youth who also uses a wheelchair. Participants visit booths at the Disability Community Resource Fair. Participants visit booths at the Disability Community Resource Fair. A Disability Community Resource Fair vendor set up materials on their table. Participants gather under the big tent to watch the Educational Rally. http://disabilityactioncoalition.org/photos/Pages/40.html The DCAD 2013 Logistics staff have a check in discussion before beginning the Educational Rally Actors with disabilities wearing black shirts and pants perform a short play about voting on the Educational Rally stage. Actors with disabilities wearing black shirts and pants perform a short play about voting on the Educational Rally stage. Actors with disabilities wearing black shirts and pants perform a short play about voting on the Educational Rally stage. Actors with disabilities dressed as Uncle Sam, Abraham Lincoln and Susan B. Anthony perform a short play about voting on the Educational Rally stage. Actors with disabilities dressed as Uncle Sam, Abraham Lincoln and Susan B. Anthony perform a short play about voting on the Educational Rally stage. Actors with disabilities dressed as Uncle Sam, Abraham Lincoln and Susan B. Anthony perform a short play about voting on the Educational Rally stage. Actors with disabilities dressed as Uncle Sam, Abraham Lincoln and Susan B. Anthony perform a short play about voting on the Educational Rally stage. Actors with disabilities wearing black shirts and pants perform a short play about voting on the Educational Rally stage. Disability Action Coalition Educational Rally Emcee's wearing yellow DCAD 2013 t-shirts rally up the crowd and introduce DCAD 2013 Legislative Sponsor, Senate Majority Leader Ellen Corbett. Disability Action Coalition Educational Rally Emcee's wearing yellow DCAD 2013 t-shirts rally up the crowd. DCAD 2013 Legislative Sponsor, Senate Majority Leader Ellen Corbett, speaks to the crowd at the Educational Rally. DCAD 2013 logistics staff  greet Senator Ellen Corbett. Assembly-member Bonnie Lowenthal speak to the crowd at the  Educational Rally. Two women hold signs on the west lawn of the Capitol with messages supporting mental health care. Assembly-member Bonnie Lowenthal speak to the crowd at the  Educational Rally. Ms. Wheelchair CA speaks to the crowd at the Educational Rally. DCAD logistical staff, DCAD 2013 March Chair Lauren Steinberg and California Secretary of State Debra Bowen pose for a picture. DCAD 2013 March Chair Lauren Steinberg and California Secretary of State Debra Bowen talk about voting. DCAD 2013 March Chair Lauren Steinberg introduces California Secretary of State Debra Bowen. California Secretary of State Debra Bowen talks with Systems Change Advocate Cyndi Soto while others look on. California Secretary of State Debra Bowen poses for a picture with the Systems Change Organizers and members of their advocacy teams. Systems Change Organizers Dina Garcia and Cyndi Soto give volunteer advocate Pam Inaba the Jack Campbell Award. Sacramento disability activist Ruth Welland speaks to the crowd about Disabled Students Program Services funding. Youth from YO! Youth Organized Disabled and Proud wait in the green room before taping a video. An activist in a power chair speaks from the stage at the Education Rally about the possible effects of the proposed cuts to In Home Support Services. An activist in a power chair speaks from the stage at the Education Rally about the possible effects of the proposed cuts to In Home Support Services. Mental health rights Delphine Brody speaks to the crowd at the Educational Rally. Ms. Wheelchair CA speaks to the crowd at the Educational Rally. YO! Youth Organized Disabled and Proud member Rosie McDonnell-Horita speaks to the crowd about the need to maintain Disabled Students Program Services funding at Community Colleges across California at the Education Rally. YO! Youth Organized Disabled and Proud member Rosie McDonnell-Horita speaks to the crowd about the need to maintain Disabled Students Program Services funding at Community Colleges across California at the Education Rally. YO! Youth Organized Disabled and Proud member Sara Moussavian speaks to the crowd at the Educational Rally about the progress of the Disability History Week campaign and the implementation of Disability History Curriculum under the FAIR Education Act of 2011. Emcees introduce a speaker at the Educational Rally.  The picture is from behind the stage. Assembly-member Wesley Chesbro greets DCAD 2013 participants near the Educational rally stage. Assembly-member Wesley Chesbro speaks to the crowd at the Educational Rally.