Protesters Call for Full Funding of Developmental Services

In two protest events coordinated in both Southern and Northern California, protesters made their voices heard in extraordinary unison.:

Upwards of 1,000 people from across the state came to Sacramento to hear from key figures in the past and present of California’s developmental services community, and march to the Capitol to #Speak4Justice and urge the Legislature to provide 10%+Reform.

In what they called a last desperate plea, more than 100 protesters gathered in front of state Sen. Kevin de Leon’s district office Tuesday to press him and other lawmakers to boost funding for programs for those with developmental disabilities.

Demonstrators, including those with special needs, were joined by supporters from the San Fernando Valley, Pasadena and all over East Los Angeles. Read more.