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Pacific ADA Center (Region 9)

The purpose of the Pacific ADA Center is to build a partnership between the disability and business communities and to promote full and unrestricted participation in society for persons with disabilities through education and technical assistance.

FEMA Hosts Stakeholder Engagement Event for ADA Anniversary

July 15, 2022

The Federal Emergency Management Agency Offices of Disability Integration and Coordination (ODIC) and Equal Rights (OER) will celebrate the 32nd anniversary of the passage of the ADA with a disability stakeholder engagement event from 1 - 2 p.m. ET on July 21st. The event brings together the FEMA teams dedicated to the Agency's commitment to equity within all areas of its work. 
The event will be moderated by Co-Director of the Pacific ADA Center, Lewis Kraus,  and will explore the role the ADA plays in guiding FEMA's work, including:
  • Effective communication for people with disabilities,
  • Facility access for people with disabilities, and
  • Reasonable accommodations for people with disabilities.
Advance registration is required for this meeting. Once registered, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Captioning and sign language interpreters will be provided for this event. Send an email to fema-disability-integration-coordination@fema.dhs.gov for more information.