Local Santa Clara County Creates Office of Disability Affairs to Improve Accessibility
sanjoseJune 23, 2021
At the beginning of the pandemic, Michele Mashburn noticed that he was operating a pink electric wheelchair around the Covid-19 test site, which was blocking the only wheelchair-accessible entrance in his medical center.
She was worried about the increased risk of getting sick, interweaving crowded areas with people suspected of having a respiratory infection. Mashburn, director of the San Jose Peace Justice Center and the Greens of Santa Clara County Councilor, lost his choice and eventually filed a federal complaint on the matter.
Instead of [...]