15th Annual Remembrance Day Ceremonies – September 18, 2017

The California Memorial Project will host ceremonies around the State of California to restore dignity and honor to individuals with disabilities who died at State Hospitals and are buried without recognition.  Nine sites will participate in this year’s Remembrance Day Celebration.

Ceremony Sites, Locations and Times:

 NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

12:15 -1:15 PM
Ukiah Cemetery
Russian River Cemetery District
940 Low Gap Road, Ukiah, CA 94582
Contact: Martha Cook (707) 443-2706

CENTRAL VALLEY

10:30 – 11:30 AM
Stockton Rural Cemetery
2350 Cemetery Lane, Stockton, CA 95204
Contact: Jenny Olson (916) 504-5987

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Park View Cemetery (Front circle)
3661 East French Camp Rd., Manteca, CA 95336
Contact: Jenny Olson (916) 504-5987

10:00 AM
Porterville Developmental Center Gazebo
26501 Avenue 140, Porterville, California 93258
Contact: Yanet Fernandez (559) 782-2286

BAY AREA

1:00 – 2:00 PM
Agnews Historic Cemetery
1250 Hope Drive, Santa Clara, CA 95054
Contact: Robin Rhoades (916) 704-7716

10:30 – 11:30 AM
Napa State Hospital (McGrath Auditorium)
2100 Napa Vallejo Hwy, Napa, CA 94558
Contact: Alicia Mendoza (916) 504-5986

1:00 – 2:00 PM
Sonoma Developmental Center Gazebo
15000 Arnold Drive, Eldridge, CA 95431
Contact: Alicia Mendoza (916) 504-5986

SOUTH

10:00 AM -11:00 AM
Metropolitan State Hospital – James Hall Auditorium
11401 South Bloomfield Ave., Norwalk, CA 90650
Contact: Monica Gallegos (213) 213-8179

Patton State Hospital Auditorium
3102 E. Highland Ave., Patton, CA 92369
Contact: Robyn Gantsweg (310) 628-5230

STATEWIDE

At 1:55 pm there will be a statewide moment of silence to honor those who died unrecognized at State Hospitals and Developmental Centers.  By giving respect to people with developmental and mental disabilities who have died unrecognized we are honoring all of us.

All are welcome. If you have questions, please contact:

Disability Rights California
(916) 504-5800

People First of California
(916) 704-7716

We will be live tweeting ceremonies around the State. Follow us on twitter @DisabilityCA #CMP15

Save the Date: Remembrance Day – September 18th, 2017

Come join us for our 15th Annual California Memorial Project Remembrance Day!  Ceremonies will be held around the State of California on Monday, September 18th, 2017, to honor and acknowledge individuals with mental health and developmental disabilities who died at State Hospitals and were buried without recognition.  Ceremony sites will be announced soon.

STATEWIDE MOMENT OF SILENCE

On this day at 1:55 PM, we will have a statewide moment of silence to honor our peers who died without recognition or respect at State Hospitals and Developmental Centers. By giving respect to our peers,  we honor all of us.

All are welcome! If you have any questions or want to help organize an event, please contact:                                          

Disability Rights California

Alicia Mendoza:  (916) 504-5986                                                                                    

You can also follow us on twitter for more updates on the ceremonies @DisabilityCA

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Image: Remembrance Day Ceremony at Patton State Hospital Cemetery

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SAVE THE DATE! September 18th, 2017

Come join us for our 15th Annual California Remembrance Day!  Ceremonies will be held around the State of California to honor and acknowledge individuals with mental health and developmental disabilities who died at State Hospitals and were buried without recognition.  Nine sites will participate in this year’s Remembrance Day Celebration.

 

Ceremony Sites Locations and Times:

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

Ukiah Cemetery – Russian River Cemetery District

940 Low Gap Road, Ukiah, CA 94582

Contact: Martha Cook (707) 443-2706

CENTRAL VALLEY

Stockton Rural Cemetery

2350 Cemetery Lane, Stockton, CA 95204

Contact: Jenny Olson (916) 504-5987

Park View Cemetery (Front Circle)

3661 East French Camp Road, Manteca, CA 95336

Contact: Jenny Olson (916) 504-5987

Porterville Developmental Center Chapel

26501 Avenue 140, Porterville, CA 93258

Contact: Jenny Olson (916) 504-5987

BAY AREA

Agnews Historic Cemetery

1250 Hope Drive, Santa Clara, CA 95054

Contact: Alicia Mendoza (916) 504-5986

 

Napa State Hospital (McGrath Auditorium)

2100 Napa Vallejo Highway, Napa, CA 94558

Contact: Alicia Mendoza (916) 504-5986

Sonoma Developmental Center Gazebo

15000 Arnold Drive, Eldridge, CA 95431

Contact: Jenny Olson (916) 504-5987

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA

Metropolitan State Hospital – James Hall Auditorium

11401 South Boomfield Avenue, Norwalk, CA 92369

Contact: Monica Gallegos (213) 213-8179

Patton State Hospital Auditorium

3102 East Highland Avenue, Patton, CA 92369

Contact: Robyn Gantsweg  (213) 213-8134

STATEWIDE

At 1:55 PM, there will be a statewide moment of silence to honor those who died without recognition or acknowledgement at State Hospitals and Developmental Centers. By giving respect to our peers,  we are honoring all of us.

All are welcome! If you have any questions, please contact:                                          

Alicia Mendoza

Disability Rights California    

(916) 504-5986                                                                                         

You can also follow us on twitter for more updates on the ceremonies @DisabilityCA

 

 

 

 

 

13th Annual Remembrance Day – September 21, 2015

Ceremonies will be held around the State of California to restore dignity and honor to individuals who died at State Hospitals and are buried without recognition. Nine sites will participate in this year’s Remembrance Day Celebration.

Ceremony Sites Locations and Times:

 NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

12:15 -1:15 PM
Ukiah Cemetery
Russian River Cemetery District
940 Low Gap Road, Ukiah, CA 94582
Contact: Martha Cook (707) 443-2706

CENTRAL VALLEY

10:30 – 11:30 AM
Stockton Rural Cemetery
2350 Cemetery Lane, Stockton, CA 95204
Contact: Jenny Olson (916) 300-9616

10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Park View Cemetery (Front circle)
3661 East French Camp Rd., Manteca, CA 95336
Contact: Jenny Olson (916) 300-9616

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Porterville Developmental Center Chapel
26501 Avenue 140, Porterville, California 93258
Contact: Tom Casson (559) 920-2757


BAY AREA

1:00 – 2:00 PM
Agnews Historic Cemetery
1250 Hope Drive, Santa Clara, CA 95054
Contact: Yvonne McGough (510) 267-1258

10:30 – 11:30 AM
Napa State Hospital (McGrath Auditorium)
2100 Napa Vallejo Hwy, Napa, CA 94558
Contact: Yvonne McGough (510) 267-1258

1:00 – 2:00 PM
Sonoma Developmental Center Gazebo
15000 Arnold Drive, Eldridge, CA 95431
Contact: Alicia Mendoza (530) 300-8648

SOUTH

10:30 AM -11:30 AM
Metropolitan State Hospital – James Hall Auditorium
11401 South Bloomfield Ave., Norwalk, CA 90650
Contact: Senobia Pichardo (213) 700-5608

10:30 – 12:00 PM
Patton State Hospital Auditorium
3102 E. Highland Ave., Patton, CA 92369
Contact: Robyn Gantsweg (310) 628-5230

STATEWIDE

At 1:55 pm there will be a statewide moment of silence to honor those who died unrecognized at State Hospitals and Developmental Centers.  By giving respect to people with developmental and mental disabilities who have died unrecognized we are honoring all of us.

All are welcome. If you have questions, please contact:

Disability Rights California
(916) 504-5800 or toll free (800) 776-5746

People First of California
916-552-6625

13th Annual Remembrance Day Ceremony

On September 21, 2015, the California Memorial Project will hold our 13th Annual Remembrance Day Ceremony. This year 9 sites will participate in events to honor individuals who lived and died at California State Institutions. Remembrance Day is celebrated each year to pay respect to the over 45,000 individuals who were buried, many without recognition, after passing away at a Developmental Center or State Hospital in California. This year is special as we will also be celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).

Sites participating in the Event include:

Agnews Historic CemeteryGray monument with man kneeling engraved and flowers on each end
Napa State Hospital
Metropolitan State Hospital
Parkview Cemetery, Manteca
Patton State Hospital
Porterville Developmental Center
Sonoma Developmental Center
Stockton Rural Cemetery
Ukiah Valley Cemetery

For more information about a specific ceremony or if you would like to speak at one of our sites, please contact Disability Rights California at (916) 504-5800.

Disability Rights California will be Live Tweeting on Remembrance Day. Follow them @DisabilityCA

12th Annual Remembrance Day Announced

On September 15th, 2014 the California Memorial Project will hold our 12th Annual Remembrance Day Ceremony throughout the state of California. Remembrance Day is celebrated each year to remember and honor individuals who lived and died in State Hospitals and Developmental Centers throughout California. Sites participating this year include:

Stockton Rural Cemetery;
Napa State Hospital;
Parkview Cemetery, Manteca;
Historic Agnews Museum, Santa Clara;
Sonoma Developmental Center;
Metropolitan State Hospital;
Ukiah Valley Cemetery

For more information or to get involved call (800) 776-5746 or e-mail us at Californiamemorialproject.gmail.com

11th Annual Statewide Remembrance Day Ceremonies

Remembrance Day 2013
September 16th, 2013

At 1:55 pm there will be a statewide moment of silence to honor those who died unrecognized at State Hospitals and Developmental Centers. By giving respect to people with developmental and mental disabilities who have died unrecognized we are honoring all of us. Ceremonies will take place at 8 sites across California. All are welcomed to join.

NORTH
12:15 -1:15 PM
Ukiah Cemetery
Russian River Cemetery District
940 Low Gap Road, Ukiah, CA 94582
Contact: Martha Cook (707) 443-2706

CENTRAL VALLEY
10:30 – 11:30 AM
Stockton Rural Cemetery
2350 Cemetery Lane, Stockton, CA 95204
Contact: Jenny Olson (916) 504-5987

10:30 AM – 11:30 PM
Park View Cemetery (Front circle)
3661 East French Camp Rd., Manteca, CA 95336
Contact: Jenny Olson (916) 504-5987

BAY AREA
1:00 – 2:00 PM
Agnews Historic Cemetery
1250 Hope Drive, Santa Clara, CA 95054
Contact: Yvonne McGough (510) 267-1258

10:30 – 11:30 AM
Napa State Hospital (McGrath Auditorium)
2100 Napa Vallejo Hwy, Napa, CA 94558
Contact: Alicia Mendoza (916) 504-5987

1:00 – 2:00 PM
Sonoma Developmental Center Gazebo
15000 Arnold Drive, Eldridge, CA 95431
Contact: Alicia Mendoza (916) 504-5987

SOUTH
10:30 AM -11:30 AM
Metropolitan State Hospital – James Hall Auditorium
11401 South Bloomfield Ave., Norwalk, CA 90650
Contact: Scott Barron (213) 213-8000

11:00 – 12:00 PM
Patton State Hospital Auditorium
3102 E. Highland Ave., Patton, CA 92369
Contact: Garnet Magnus (951) 312-3092 or Lisa Hurley (619) 814-8508

3:00 – 4:00 PM
California State University at Channel Islands
Meeting at the Plaque near El Dorado Park
El Dorado Park, 1878 s. lewis road, camarillo, 93012
Contact: Robyn Gantsweg (310) 628-5230

All are welcome. If you have questions, please contact:

Disability Rights California
(916) 504-5800 or toll free (800) 776-5746

People First of California
916-552-6625