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Commission for Persons with Disabilities

The Commission facilitates full and equal participation in all aspects of life by persons with disabilities in the City of Boston. They strive to reduce architectural, procedural, attitudinal, and communication barriers that affect persons with disabilities. 

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    ADA25 Celebration

    This year is the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act. In celebration, we will be joining the local disability community for ADA25 on July 22, 2015 on Boston Common. Come join us for food, music, friends, and fun. This is a free event for children, families, & individuals of all abilities.

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  • See a listing of upcoming Disability Commission events.

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  • Disability Reframed: Community Film Series

    Ongoing free film series presented by the Boston Mayor's Commission for Persons With Disabilities, & Cambridge Commission for Persons with Disabilities.

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  • Ready Boston

    By starting with common sense measures, people with disabilities and their caregivers can begin now to prepare for an emergency before it happens.

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  • Commissioners Corner-Commission for Persons with Disabilities
    Mayor Walsh is committed to having an administration that is accountable to all citizens, no matter who you are or where you live. Commissioners Corner will introduce you to your city leaders, who will showcase their agencies and discuss information that is important to everyone in this great city. On this episode, host Tashanea Whitlow is joined by Kristin McCosh, Commissioner of the Mayor’s Commission for Persons with Disabilities. Watch Video »
  • Community Forum on Disability Issues
    Boston Disability Commissioner Kristen McCosh along with the other members of Boston's Disability Commission Advisory Board respond to questions, comments, and concerns on disability issues.Watch Video »
  • The One Fund Press Conference
    Mayor Menino joins Governor Deval Patrick to introduce Kenneth Feinberg, while he also makes an announcement the One Fund Boston.Watch Video »