Santa Clara County Creates Office of Disability Affairs to Improve Accessibility – California News Times

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 [...]

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