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Links

 

California State Council on Developmental Disabilities

http://www.scdd.ca.gov/

 

Self Advocates Becoming Empowered

http://www.sabeusa.org/

 

California Disability Community Action Network

http://www.cdcan.us/

 

Disability Rights California

http://www.disabilityrightsca.org/

 

Area Board 9

http://www.scdd.ca.gov/Area_Board/Area_Board_9.htm

 

California State legislature

http://www.legislature.ca.gov/

 

California legislative information

http://www.leginfo.ca.gov/

 

California Assembly

http://www.assembly.ca.gov/

 

California Senate

http://www.senate.ca.gov/

 


 

Glossary

 

Legislators

Members of the California Assembly or Senate. Each legislator represents a part of California called a district and each district is numbered.

 

Legislature

Senate and the Assembly, with 80 members in the Assembly and 40 members in the Senate. They are elected officials who pass laws and determine the state budget. Every Californian lives in a specific Senate and Assembly District, and is represented by one Assemblymember and one Senator.

 

Bill

A proposed law or change to an existing law.

 

Constituents

People represented by a legislator. For example: if you live in the district represented by Assemblymember Jones, you are one of her constituents.

 

Form letter or email

Pre-written letter that you only need to sign. Not as useful as a personal letter.