Archived LaCAN Alerts (2008-2016)

2016

Information Alert - Advocacy Update (June 9, 2016)
UPDATED ACTION ALERT #20 - Attend Yellow Shirt Day Thursday (June 8, 2016)
ACTION ALERT #20 - Attend Yellow Shirt Day Tomorrow & Thursday (June 7, 2016)
Information Alert - Legislature Passes HB1 (June 6, 2016)
Information Alert- Partners Workshops Coming in June! (June 2, 2016) 
ACTION ALERT #19 - Contact Your Representative to Support Disability Services (June 1, 2016) 
ACTION ALERT #18 - Contact Your Senator to Support Disability Services (May 31, 2016)
Information Alert - Advocacy Update (May 27, 2016)
UPDATED ACTION ALERT # 17 - Attend Yellow Shirt Day to Save Waivers and Other Disability Services (May 25, 2016)
ACTION ALERT # 17 -  Tentative Dates For Yellow Shirt Day to Save Waivers and Other Disability Services (May 20, 2016)
ACTION ALERT #16 - Contact Senate Finance to Save Waivers and Other Disability Services (May 16, 2016)
ACTION ALERT # 15 Attend Yellow Shirt Day to Save Waiver Services (May 13, 2016)
ACTION ALERT #14 - Contact Your Representative to  Save Waiver and Other Healthcare Services (May 11, 2016) 
ACTION ALERT #13 - Last Chance to Contact Appropriations to Support DD Services (May 6, 2016)
ACTION ALERT #13 - Contact Appropriations to Support DD Services (April 28, 2016)
REVISED ACTION ALERT #12 - Contact House Appropriations Committee to Restore Cuts to Disability Services (April 26, 2016)
Information Alert - Advocacy Update (April 19, 2016)
UPDATED ACTION ALERT #12 - Contact House Appropriations Committee to Restore Cuts to Disability Services (April 19, 2016)
ACTION ALERT #12 - Contact House Appropriations Committee to Restore Cuts to Disability Services (April 14, 2016)
ACTION ALERT # 11- Attend Yellow Shirt Day to Support DD Services (April 13, 2016)
Information Alert - Medicaid Co-Pays (April 8, 2016)
REMINDER ACTION ALERT #9- Contact the House Health and Welfare Committee on Medicaid Co-Pays (April 4, 2016)
Information Alert - Update on Funding for DD Services in the Proposed FY17 State Budget (March 29, 2016)
REMINDER ACTION ALERT # 10 - Attend Yellow Shirt Day to Support DD Services (March 28, 2016)
ACTION ALERT #10 - Attend Yellow Shirt Day to Support DD Services (March 24, 2016)
ACTION ALERT #9 - Contact the House Health and Welfare Committee on Medicaid Co-Pays (March 21, 2016)
ACTION ALERT #8 - Attend Yellow Shirt Day at the Capitol Thursday, March 3rd (March 2, 2016)
ACTION ALERT #7 - Contact Your State Representative and Senator to Save DD Services (February 26, 2016)
ACTION ALERT #6 - Contact Your State Representative to Save DD Services (February 24, 2016)
ACTION ALERT #5 - There's Still Time to Get Involved and Save DD Services (February 22, 2016)
ACTION ALERT #4 - Get Involved to Support DD Services (February 17, 2016)
ACTION ALERT #3 - Attend Yellow Shirt Day to Support DD Services (February 12, 2016)
ACTION ALERT #2- Contact the House Ways and Means Committee to Avoid Elimination of Waivers and Other Programs (February 5, 2016)
ACTION ALERT #1 - Contact Your Legislators to Avoid Elimination of Waivers and Other Programs (January 28, 2016)
Information Alert – Join the Council's Advocacy Leadership Team! (January 15, 2016)

 

2015

Send Holiday Greetings to Your Legislators (December 9, 2015)
Information Alert - Register TODAY for the 2015 Advocacy Leadership Conference (October 27, 2015)
Information Alert - Join the LaCAN Leadership Team! (September 15, 2015)
Information Alert - Apply for 2016 Partners in Policymaking (September 8, 2015)
Information Alert - Seeking Applicants for LaCAN, LaTEACH & DD Council (July 9, 2015)
Information Alert - Advocacy Results (June 16, 2015)
Contact Your Senator to Support DD Services (June 5, 2015)
Information Alert - Advocacy Update (June 1, 2015)
Contact Senate Finance to Support DD Services (May 28, 2015)
Contact the Senate Finance Committee to Support DD Services (May 21, 2015)
Contact Your Representative to Support the Funding of DD Service (May 12, 2015)
Contact the Appropriations Committee to Voice Your Support for DD Services (May 8, 2015)
Information Alert - Advocacy Update & Save the Date (April 30, 2015) 
It's Time to Rally (April 22, 2015)
Information Alert - Advocacy Update & Save the Date (April 20, 2015)
Attend Yellow Shirt Day to Support DD Services (April 17, 2015)
Information Alert - Advocacy Update & Save the Dates (April 14, 2015)
Voice Your Support for DD Services (April 2, 2015)
Information Alert - Advocacy Update & Save the Dates (March 26, 2015)
UPDATE - Attend Yellow Shirt Day to Support DD Services (March 23, 2015)
Attend Yellow Shirt Day to Support DD Services (March 18, 2015)
Information Alert - Advocacy Update (February 23, 2015)
Attend Yellow Shirt Day This Friday If You Support DHH and Waiver Services (February 16, 2015)
Contact the Joint Budget Committee If You Support DHH and Waiver Services (February 10, 2015)
Information Alert - Donations to the NOW Fund on Income Tax Form (January 28, 2015)
Information Alert - New Team Leader in Region 8 (January 20, 2015)
Attend a Legislative Roundtable (January 8, 2015)

2014

Send Holiday Greetings to Your Legislators (December 19, 2014)
Contact Governor to Voice Support for Home and Community-Based Services (December 15, 2014)
Information Alert - Apply for DD Council Membership (November 25, 2014)
Information Alert - LaCAN Bids Farewell to Kay Marcel (November 24, 2014)
Information Alert - 2015 LaCAN Advocacy Agenda (October 24, 2014)
Spread the Word About Constitutional Amendment #1 (October 21, 2014)
Information Alert - Get the News on Managed Long-Term Supports and Services (October 14, 2014)
Spread the Word About Constitutional Amendment #1 (October 6, 2014)
Information Alert - Eligibility for Applied Behavior Analysis (October 3, 2014)
Information Alert - What You Need to Know About Constitutional Amendment #1 (September 29, 2014)
Information Alert - Advocacy Update (June 23, 2014)
Information Alert - Join the LaCAN Leadership Team! (June 9, 2014)
Contact Governor Jindal to Support the Funding of DD Services (June 2, 2014)
Information Alert - Advocacy Update (May 29, 2014)
Attend Yellow Shirt Day at 12:30 Wednesday (May 27, 2014)
ACT NOW to Restore Funding the Senate Finance Committee CUT from IFS & FHF (May 27, 2014)
Contact your Senator to Restore Individual and Family Support and FHF (May 26, 2014)
Information Alert - Advocacy Update (May 23, 2014)
Attend Public Testimony Day to the Senate Finance Committee (May 20, 2014)
Contact Your Senator to Exempt Self-Direction from Current Medication Administration Requirements (May 13, 2014)
Contact Senate Finance to Support Funding For Disability Services (May 12, 2014)
Information Alert - Advocacy Update (May 9, 2014)
Information Alert - Advocacy Update (May 7, 2014)
Contact Your Representative to Support DD Services (May 6, 2014)
Contact the Senate Health and Welfare Committee to Exempt Self-Direction from Medication Administration Requirements (May 6, 2014)
UPDATE: If You Care About DD Services, Call Your Senator NOW (May 1, 2014)
If You Care About DD Services, Call Your Senator NOW (May 1, 2014)
Voice Your Support for DD Services to the Full Senate and Full House (April 29, 2014)
Information Alert - Successful Day at the Capitol (April 28, 2014)
Attend Yellow Shirt Day to Support the Funding of Disability Services (April 24, 2014)
Attend Yellow Shirt Day to Support the Funding of Disability Services (April 23, 2014)
Contact Senate Health and Welfare to Support the Use of People First Language in Louisiana Laws, Policies and Publications (April 14, 2014) 
Attend Yellow Shirt Day to Support the Funding of Disability Services (April 11, 2014)
Attend Yellow Shirt Day to Support the Funding of Disability Services (April 7, 2014)
Information Alert - House Supports the Exemption of Self-Direction from Med Administration Requirements and the Use of People First Language (April 1, 2014)
 Contact Your Representative to Exempt Self-Direction from Medication Administration Requirements (March 25, 2014)
Contact Senate Finance Committee to Protect Critical Supports and Services for Vulnerable Populations (March 24, 2014)
Information Alert - Rally With Us (March 19, 2014)
Contact the House Health and Welfare Committee to Support Using People First Language in Louisiana Laws, Policies, and Publications (March 18, 2014)
Contact Senate Finance Committee to Protect Critical Supports and Services for Vulnerable Populations (March 17, 2014)
Contact Your Representative to exempt Self-Direction from Medication Administration Requirements (March 14, 2014)
Information Alert - House Health and Welfare Committee Supports the Exemption of Self-Direction from Medication Administration Requirements (March 12, 2014)
Contact the House Health and Welfare Committee to exempt Self-Direction from Medication Administration Requirements (March 8, 2014)
It's Time to Rally! (March 6, 2014)
There's Still Time to Contact the Appropriations Committee on the Governor's Proposed Budget (February 21, 2014)
Contact the Appropriations Committee on the Governor's Proposed Budget (February 7, 2014)
Information Alert - NEW Dates for Legislative Roundtables in New Orleans, Baton Rouge & Houma/Thibodaux (February 4, 2014)
Visit Your Legislator (February 3, 2014)
Information Alert - Legislative Roundtables Postponed in Houma/ Thibodaux Area (January 28, 2014)
Information Alert - Legislative Roundtables Postponed in New Orleans & Baton Rouge (January 27, 2014)

2013

Attend Regional Legislative Roundtable (January 7, 2013)
Send Holiday Greetings to Legislators (December 5, 2013)
Contact Joint Budget Committee About Unfilled Waiver Slots (November 19, 2013)
Information Alert - 2014 Legislative/Advocacy Agenda (November 15, 2013)
The DD Council Wants to Hear From You (September 18, 2013)
Information Alert - DHH Seeks Feedback on Managed Care for Long-Term Supports and Services (September 12, 2013)
Information Alert - Apply to be an Advocacy Team Leader (August 13, 2013)
Information Alert - Advocacy Conference (August 5, 2013)
Medicaid Purchase Plan Changes (July 30, 2013)
Information Alert - Apply to be an Advocacy Team Leader (July 24, 2013)
Information Alert - Governor Jindal Vetoes Funding for Programs Serving People with Developmental Disabilites! (June 22, 2013)
Information Alert - 2013 Legislative Session: Advocacy Works!! (June 7, 2013)
UPDATE: Contact Representatives Now! (June 3, 2013)
Act NOW to Keep Funding for Home and Community-Based Services (May 30, 2013)
Information Alert - Senate Finance Committee Heard You and Took Action (May 29, 2013)
There is Still Time to Share Your Story with the Senate Finance Committee (May 24, 2013)
Attend Public Testimony Day to Support Home and Community-Based Services (May 22, 2013)
Contact the Finance Committee to Support Home and Community-Based Services (May 17, 2013)
Information Alert Correction: (More NOW Slots) Advocacy Works (May 10, 2013)
Information Alert - Advocacy Works to Restore Funding for DD Services (May 10, 2013)
Support Employment of People with Disabilities (May 9, 2013)
There's Still Time to Contact House Members to Restore NOW Slots (May 9, 2013)
Contact House Members to Restore NOW Slots (May 8, 2013)
Information Alert - Legislators Take Action in Response to LaCAN Advocacy Efforts (April 30, 2013)
Contact the Appropriations Committee to Restore Cuts to CSHS and FHF (April 26, 2013)
Information Alert – It's Time to Rally at the Capitol (April 25, 2013)
Contact the Appropriations Committee in Support of Additional NOW Slots (April 23, 2013)
Contact House Members Regarding EarlySteps Family Cost Participation (April 15, 2013)
Information Alert - LaCAN Members Share Testimony (April 11, 2013)
Contact the House Health & Welfare Committee Regarding  EarlySteps Family Cost Participation (April 10, 2013)
Attend Public Testimony Day (April 3, 2013)
Information Alert – Action/Testimony/Rally (March 27, 2013)
Attend Appropriations Committee to Support NOW Slots (March 22, 2013)
Contact Appropriations in Support of Additional Waiver Slots (March 11, 2013)
Information Alert – Disability Rights Rally SAVE THE DATE (February 18, 2013)
Information Alert – Donations to the NOW Fund on Income Tax Form (February 15, 2013)
Contact Governor Jindal in Support of Additional Waiver Slots (January 31, 2013)

2012

Information Alert – Senate Did NOT Restore NOW Funding (May 31, 2012)
Reminder – Contact Senate Members to Restore NOW Funding (May 30, 2012)
Contact Senate Members to Support Restoration of Funding for NOW Slots (May 29, 2012)
Information Alert – Conflicting Budget Cut Information: The True Impact (May 25, 2012)
Reminder – Contact Senate Finance Committee to Restore All Funding to DHH (May 21, 2012)
Attend Finance Committee this Saturday to Support Restoration of DHH Funding (May 17, 2012)
Contact Senate Finance Committee: Restore Funding to DHH (May 14, 2012)
Appropriations Committee Unanimously Supports Legislation to Allow Donations to the NOW Fund (May 9, 2012)
Reminder – Contact House Members for NOW Funding (May 8, 2012)
Contact Appropriations to Increase the NOW Fund (May 3, 2012)
Contact House Members for NOW Funding (May 2, 2102)
Powerful Testimony in Appropriations Committee (April 23, 2012)
Attend Yellow Shirt Days at the Capitol (April 10, 2012)
Contact Appropriations Committee (April 2, 2012)
Information Alert – Appropriations Committee Members Acknowledge Need for NOW Slots (March 29, 2012)
Attend Appropriations Committee in Support of 200 NOW Slots (March 23, 2012)
Contact Appropriation Committee for 200 NOW Slots (March 20, 2012)
Proposed Changes to EarlySteps (February 28, 2012)

2011

Changes to Flexible Family Fund, formerly the Cash Subsidy Program (December 14, 2011)
Information Alert – Geaux Vote (September14, 2011)
Funding Restored to DHH (June 15, 2011)
Public Testimony to Senate Finance Committee Tomorrow (June 10, 2011)
Public Testimony to Senate Finance Committee Expected This Weekend (June 9, 2011)
Reminder, Let the Senate Finance Committee Members Know How Budget Cuts will Affect You! (May 31, 2011)
Let the Senate Finance Committee Members Know How Budget Cuts Will Affect You! (May 27, 2011)
Tell Legislators How Budget Cuts Will Affect You (May 26, 2011)
Drastic Cuts to Community Services (May 19, 2011)
Protect the NOW Trust Fund (May 13, 2011)
Attend Appropriations Committee on May 2, 2011 (April 28, 2011)<
Change of Public Testimony April 7th in Appropriations Committee (April 5, 2011) 
Public Testimony in Appropriations Committee (March 31, 2011)
Changes in LaCAN Alerts (March 29, 2011)
Community First Disability Rights Rallies and Legislative Session (March 23, 2011)
Community First Disability Rights Rallies (February 23, 2011)
Changes to the New Opportunities Waiver (January 3, 2011)

2010

Concerns about Children's Special Health Services Clinics (December 8, 2010)
OCDD's Plan to address $18 million budget shortfall (December 3, 2010)
FMAP Extension Needed to Avoid Additional Medicaid Cuts (July 7, 2010)
Action Alert DHH Secretary Levine (June 26, 2010)
Action Alert – Contact Senate Finance Committee Members (June 2, 2010)
Information Alert – Disability Rights Rally (April 7, 2010)
Contact Appropriation Committee Members (March 4, 2010)
Contact Appropriations Committee Members (February 22, 2010)Governor Jindal's Executive Budget (February 15, 2010)

2009

Comm. on Streamlining Government to Reject Lansing Kolb's Recommendations (November 30, 2009)
Unfilled Wavier Slots (November 16, 2009)
Your Voices Are Heard by State Officials (November 4, 2009)

2008

Write To Governor Jindal Today (October 31, 2008)
Write to Governor Jindal Concerning Abuse at Pinecrest (October 31, 2008)

 

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