If you are concerned about the differences in how regional centers are providing services, particularly to Latinos and African-Americans, we encourage you to attend:PUBLIC HEARINGSon Service DisparitiesSponsored bythe California Department ofDevelopmental ServicesThe Department of Developmental Services will hold four public meetings to consult with stakeholders, including consumers and families, advocates, providers, and protection/advocacy agencies, to review purchase of service data and develop recommendations to help reduce disparities. Discussion areas will include identifying cultural barriers and challenges in obtaining regional center services and the areas that need clarification for people to understand the service delivery system, as well as, plans and recommendations to promote equity and reduce disparities in the purchase of services.THERE WILL BE TWO HEARINGS IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ATTENDED BY SENIOR DDS OFFICIALS:INLAND EMPIRE:Molina Healthcare
Molina Aliso Beach Conference Room
550 East Hospitality Lane, Suite 100
San Bernardino, CA 92408On-site translation will be provided in the following languages: Spanish, Mandarin, and Vietnamese.LOS ANGELES COUNTY:South Central Los Angeles Regional Center
2500 S Western Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90018On-site translation will be provided in the following languages: Spanish, Cantonese, and Korean.For more information - Click hereLet's get a big turnout. Please join us!