November 29, 2023
Deadline Approaching: County Seeks Candidates for Disability Community Advisory Group
Wednesday, November 29, 2023
Santa Clara County
Qualified Candidates Sought for New County Committee to Address Disability Issues, End Ableism. The Disability Community Accountability Advisory Board will be a public forum that guides the work of the County and the Office of Disability.
We are looking for community members (18 years and older) who can commit to being a member of this Group for a term of 12 months, starting in January 2024. Term may be renewable. Group members will participate in 6 advisory meetings per year. Additional subcommittees and self-paced learning will take place between the 6 meetings. The total estimated time requirement for the full year is 60 hours.
In the course of their participation in the Disability Community Advisory Group, members will:
- Learn about and explore potential systems innovations to better address disability access and inclusion in Santa Clara County.
- Help shape policy recommendations to send to the Office of Disability Affairs and/or other County leadership entities.
- Provide other valuable contributions and support, as needed.
Members will receive a $1,000* stipend for participation.
If you are interested in joining this Disability Community Advisory Group, please complete this nomination form. We will review your submission to see if you are a good fit and reach out to you if we require additional information.