The Commission on Disabilities is charged with developing programs to provide employment opportunities for people with disabilities; developing programs to address accessibility issues; developing community-based programs to enhance the quality of life for Dallas residents who have disabilities; developing programs to address the issues pertaining to alcoholism and drug abuse; developing programs to take full advantage of all federal, state and local funding opportunities; developing programs to ensure adequate housing for people with disabilities; and developing programs to ensure accessible communications for people with disabilities.
Office of Equity
Make recommendations on issues pertaining to the full spectrum of needs, rights, and privileges of people with disabilities.
To advise the City Council on City-related issues and provide a forum for voicing the concerns of and meeting the needs of the City’s diverse disability community.
Legal Authority - Section 1, Article XXI-a "Reserved" of Chapter 2, SEC. 2-152.1
Human Rights Officer