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Al Jazeera Posts Photo of CUIDO

On Al-Jazeera English there is a photo of CUIDO people (and others) and a good opinion post titled Cuts that are a matter of life and death by Rose Aguilar about the My Medicaid Matters actions.

CUIDO Speech in San Francisco by Carolyn Epple

Speech given 10/6/11; October2011 protest, SF Federal Building I am Carolyn Epple, a proud member of Communities United in Defense of Olmstead, a radical group dedicated to keeping the disabled independent and the fight for social justice. We have been colonized. Capitalism, racism, greed, and hate are each a way to make us believe that [...]

Save the Date: October 6, 2011

On Thursday afternoon, October 6, an October2011 local speakout/general assembly at the SF Federal Building. Speaking, including open mic is from 3-5pm, followed by a march to the SF LIbrary where a meeting will continue until 7pm. The Occupy SF group is likely to play a role in this event. Info on national the event [...]


CAN’T GET TO DC for the big ADAPT rally?? Come to San Francisco, Civic Center Plaza, “My Medicaid Matters Rally” at noon, Wednesday Sept 21. Meet CUIDO at the Ashby Bart PLATFORM, 9:30 am Wed before the rally, if you want to leaflet with us in SF. (sample flyer posted.) CAN’T GET TO SF NEXT [...]

Society for Disability Studies – June 18, 2011

Two CUIDO members were invited to deliver the Saturday keynote address at the annual conference of the Society for Disability Studies (SDS) in San Jose, which afforded us the opportunity to describe Arnieville, to talk about the work of CUIDO, and to inspire hundreds of academics to integrate, in their own lives, the worlds of [...]

Testimony at In-Home Supportive Services Stakeholders Hearing – Sacramento April 19, 2011

In-Home Supportive Services has been targeted by the governor and legislature for “fraud inspections,” resulting in vilification of the disabled as “criminals.” CUIDO members challenged the panel’s claim that IHSS recipients and providers are committing fraud at the rate of 25%; the actual rate of documented fraud is extremely low (in the range of 1-2%). [...]