CalABLE Quarterly

Past Issues
October 2020
Dante Allen
Dante Allen
Executive Director
CalABLE

From the Director

The definition of “disability” has evolved. Rather than being an indication of a person’s limitations, the World Health Organization characterizes the term “disability” as the experience of a mismatch between a person and the environment in which they find themselves.



In this Issue

“…A Little Help from My Friends.”

Despite the disruption, stress, and anxiety you may be experiencing, know there are California organizations working tirelessly to assure your needs are addressed in the comfort of your own home.


The Face of CalABLE

We invited you to apply to be a CalABLE Ambassador—and you responded. Thank you, California.


Make Your Voice Heard

“The right to vote is precious and almost sacred, and one of the most important blessings of our democracy. Today we must be vigilant in protecting that blessing.” —Congressman John Lewis


Hot Off the Press

I was recently interviewed in The Capitol Morning Report.


The Number One Question

You may be wondering if you can use CalABLE funds to pay for your trip to the mountains this fall or your family reunion this winter.


The AchievABLE Corner

“Believe in yourself, learn, and never stop wanting to build a better world.” —Mary McLeod Bethune