To: Disability Rights Supporters
Subject: Join us in DC
Join ADAPT and thousands of supporters of home and community long term
services and supports in Washington DC the week of
***** [June 17th - June 22nd.] *****
Send a message to Congress, President Clinton and both Presidential candidates that the disability and older advocacy communities want an end to a long term care system that warehouses us in nursing homes and other institutions.
Action Oriented Events
Sun. June 18th - 2:00pm Rally - Upper Senate Park - Clinton, Gore and Bush and others will be invited to answer one simple question!
WHY DOES THE US STILL SPEND 75% OF ALL LONG TERM CARE MONEY TO WAREHOUSE PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES IN NURSING HOMES AND OTHER INSTITUTIONS?
Mon. June 19th - Addressing Issues the Local Way!
Tues. June 20th - Why the Medical Model?
Wed. June 21st - Capitol Hill - Grassroots at work!
The Rally on Sunday, June 18th will kick off a week of action packed events that will build the momentum for the passage of legislation that will change the institutionally biased long term service and support system. Come to the Rally - Bring a Friend!
# ARE YOU TIRED OF PROMISES?
# DO YOU WANT TO HOLD POLICY MAKERS ACCOUNTABLE?
# DO YOU FEEL ALONE? WANT TO JOIN OTHERS?
JOIN US IN D.C. for a "REAL" Choice
For general information: 512/442-0252 For room info: 303/733-9324
Bob A Kafka