September 8, 2016 Teleconference: Presenter Debra Jorgensen re: Disability Rights California and Employment: What We Do and How We Do It

Thursday, September 8, 2016 -
10:00am to 11:00am

CHAPTERED RECORDING of our September 8 CECY MONTHLY CALL with Debra Jorgensen on Disability Rights California and Employment: What We Do and How We Do It is now available at the link below. MEETING MATERIAL and POST-MEETING INFO FROM DEBRA is also listed below.



Thur, September 8, 2016; 10am–11am

Chaptered Recording available at:


PRESENTATION:  Disability Rights California and Employment:  What We Do and How We Do It

PRESENTER:  Debra Jorgensen, Associate Managing Attorney (San Diego Office), Disability Rights California


  • This Chaptered Recording lets you begin your listening at the start of the call, or at a particular point during the discussion.
  • The Chapter Listing on the left-hand side of the screen is like an INDEX that cues the recording to the section you select.
  • NOTE: This chaptered recording replaces meeting notes.
  • This information will be posted on our CECY Member site by Tuesday afternoon, Sep 13

Recording Chapters:

  • Olivia’s introduction
  • Debra’s opening comments
  • DRC’s background & overview
  • Mandate to serve people with disabilities (PWD)
  • Ways DRC fulfills its mission
  • Case subject area examples
  • Self-advocacy education & training
  • Fast facts, revenue, support
  • Business model restructuring
  • Collaborating with agencies & organizations
  • Client Assistance Program
  • DRC Advocacy Plan
  • Contacting DRC offices
  • Impact areas & goals
  • Work incentives (employment)
  • Reaching out to DRC
  • Work Incentives Planning and Assistance (WIPA) programs/Wrap-up




ATTACHED:  “Disability Rights California Assistance with a Sample of 5 CIE Clients”


Upcoming Meetings

  • Sep 21:  all-day in-person meeting (Alta CA Regional Center)
  • Sep 28, 10:30-11:30am:  leads monthly call