Los Angeles Commission on Disabilities (LACCOD)

“Disabled…Does Not Mean Unable”

The LACCOD Commissioners during their monthly meetings

MISSION  

LACCOD’s mission Statement is “To advocate and represent the best interest of people with disabilities, promote equal access to all County resources and services, and lead a barrier free environment to an independent community life and activities. The Commission works to promote inclusion, provides educational opportunities and champions the needs of all.”

 

PURPOSE 

Members of the Commission on Disabilities (Commission) are appointed by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors (Board) and represent each District for a nonconsecutive two-year term.

The Commission was charged by the Board to advise on a range of issues affecting the lives of people with disabilities and of actions that can be taken to achieve a barrier-free County where people with disabilities have equal access to programs and services. Our Commission and Committees focus on issues of health, employment, education, transportation, access, and recreation. We also monitor the quality of municipal services, evaluate policy, and recommend improvements to existing laws.

We are especially proud of our Memorial Scholarship Programs that disperse financial scholarships to students and veterans with disabilities who are pursuing a higher education. Donations to the Bernard Siegel/Bill Tainter, Ernest T. Hamilton, Jr., Veteran and Ruben Anthony Rios, Art Scholarship Programs are tax deductible. We encourage your participation. Stay tuned for more information on our next Memorial Scholarship Programs.

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Commissioners on Disabilities

The Commissioners on Disabilities serve as advocates for equity, inclusion, and independence within the community they represent. Tasked with advising the Board of Supervisors, County departments, and other stakeholder groups, their primary goal is to ensure that the needs and rights of individuals with disabilities are acknowledged and supported. 

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Monthly Meetings

  The Commission on Disabilities meets every third Wednesday of the month at 1:00 p.m. Meetings are held at 510 S. Vermont Avenue, Terrace Level (9th Floor), Los Angeles, California 90020. The public is welcome to attend.

Commission Publications
(Agendas & Minutes)

 

The searchable database below serves as a repository for essential documents, including monthly Meeting Agendas and Minutes, for the two commissions under our oversight.
Open access to such materials not only promotes accountability but also encourages collaboration and understanding among stakeholders.

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