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Posted on: July 14, 2021

[ARCHIVED] PRESS RELEASE: Volunteers Needed for Brookings Disability Awareness Committee

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The City of Brookings has a vacancy on the Brookings Disabilities Awareness Committee effective immediately to fill an unexpired term through 01/01/2023.  Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk not later than 12:00 p.m., Noon, on Friday, July 30, 2021.

The mission of the Brookings Disability Awareness Committee (BDAC) is to strive to advocate for the rights of people who have disabilities in our community.  Throughout the year, specific events are held to bring awareness and information to our citizens.  Technical assistance is provided to the business community, private individuals, governmental entities and nonprofit organizations.  The goals of this service are to improve the quality of life for people who have disabilities through enhancing the knowledge base of entities in the community; and to further serve as a community-based advocacy group enhancing the ability of local entities to comply with Federal Civil Rights legislation. 

The Board Members serve three-year terms, and residency is required for the majority of the members.

Applications for Appointment are available online at https://www.cityofbrookings-sd.gov/103/Boards-Committees-and-Commissions, at the City & County Government Center, 520 3rd Street, Suite 230, or by calling (605) 692-6281.

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