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Durham Mayor's Committee for Persons With Disabilities

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Mission
The Durham Mayor's Committee for Persons with Disabilities serves as an educational and advocacy group for individuals with disabilities. A major goal of the committee is to promote public awareness and sensitivity. Other objectives include establishing a collaborative effort to break down existing barriers surrounding persons with disabilities. The committee is dedicated to corresponding with the Mayor and other community leaders on any needs/issues that relate to persons with disabilities in the areas of housing, education, recreation, transportation and employment.
 
The functions of the Mayor's Committee are:
•   To affiliate with the Governor's Advocacy Council for persons with disabilities and the President's Committee on the Employment of the Disabled, and to cooperate with promotional activities of these and other organizations;
•   To promote public awareness of issues pertaining to persons with disabilities throughout the year;
•   To sponsor special activities in observance of National Disability Employment Awareness Month;
•   To advise the City of Durham on issues pertaining to persons with disabilities; and
•   To provide a regular forum for the discussion of issues pertaining to persons with disabilities.
 
The committee meets the second Tuesday of each month from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the second floor conference room of City Hall, 101 City Hall Plaza.

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Additional Resources
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Contact Information
Marge Walters-Clemons, Chair
Malcolm Craven, Vice Chair

Resource Office
101 City Hall Plaza, 1st floor, Suite 1750
Durham, N.C. 27701
Phone: (919) 560-1270
TTY: (919) 560-1221
Fax: (919) 560-1272
MayorComm.PWD@durhamnc.gov

Staff Liaison
Jennie Lunsford
(919) 560-4180, ext. 17242

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Marge Walters-Clemmons, Chair, Mayor's Committee for Persons With Disabilities
 
 
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Malcolm Craven, Vice Chair, Mayor's Committee for Persons With Disabilities