San Francisco
San Francisco
Indybay Regions North Coast Central Valley North Bay East Bay South Bay San Francisco Peninsula Santa Cruz IMC - Independent Media Center for the Monterey Bay Area North Coast Central Valley North Bay East Bay South Bay San Francisco Peninsula Santa Cruz IMC - Independent Media Center for the Monterey Bay Area California United States International Americas Haiti Iraq Palestine Afghanistan
From the Open-Publishing Calendar
From the Open-Publishing Newswire
Indybay Feature

These Cuts Won't Heal

Monday, February 28, 2011
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Event Type:
These Cuts Won't Heal Coalition
Location Details:
Meet at Hallidie Plaza (Market at 5th) then proceed to State Building

Tell Governor Brown

These Cuts Won't Heal!

March and Community Speakout

Creative community mourning to protest cuts to our resources harming:
- People who need quality healthcare: Medi-Cal cut by 1.7 billion dollars
- Parents looking for work and their children: Over 230,000 children set to loose CAL-WORKS
- Elders and People with disabilities: Loss of in home support services pushes people into nursing homes
- Workers in caring professions: In home support services workers hours slashed again!

These Cuts Won't Heal Fact Sheet Governor Brown's 2011-12 Budget

Who is Harmed by the Governor's budget?

People who need quality healthcare
- Doctor visits limited to 10 per year, downsize community clinics and outpatient services and cap pharmacy prescriptions to 6 a month.
- Medi-Cal users will be charged $50 for an emergency room visit, $200 a day for hospital stays, and increases co-pays and fees for clinical, dental, pharmacy as well as primary and preventative care.

Parents looking for work and their children
- 115,000 unemployed families (230,000 children) who have received aid for 4 years or more will loose their income.
- All Cal-works families will have their income reduced by 13%
- Childcare services cut across the board - service completely eliminated for 11 and 12 year olds.

People with disabilities
- People who depend on In-home Support Services will have their hours cut by 8.4% - this is in addition to last year's 3.6% cut.
- IHSS consumers who live in any shared housing (family, roommates) will lose their domestic services.
- The Adult Day Health Care program would be eliminated entirely.

Workers in caring professions
- About 40,000 IHSS workers will loose their jobs.

What are the real solutions?

Tax Big Oil Companies - make them pay their fair share.
- California is the only oil-producing state in the nation that does NOT tax oil extraction.

Downsize the prison industry.
- The California Department of Corrections, whose budget goes up $2 billion and 40,000 new prison cells are constructed.

Reform Proposition 13 - Split the rolls.
- Removing commercial property from Proposition 13 controls will protect small residential property owners.
Added to the calendar on Thu, Jan 27, 2011 11:05AM
Listed below are the latest comments about this post.
These comments are submitted anonymously by website visitors.
James Tracy
Fri, Feb 25, 2011 5:02PM
Fri, Feb 11, 2011 3:51PM
We are 100% volunteer and depend on your participation to sustain our efforts!


$210.00 donated
in the past month

Get Involved

If you'd like to help with maintaining or developing the website, contact us.


Publish your stories and upcoming events on Indybay.

IMC Network