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Posted on: May 10, 2022

PRESS RELEASE: Volunteers Needed for City Boards

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The Brookings Disability Awareness Committee has a vacated position eligible for new appointment.

Brookings Disability Awareness Committee

Number of positions:                       1

Term Length:                                      3 years  (term expires 1/1/2024)

Residency Requirement:                 Required for 7 members

Purpose:                                            
The Brookings Disability Awareness Committee strives 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.  This is a service not provided by any other entity in Brookings.  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.

Applications for Appointment are available online at www.cityofbrookings-sd.gov/volunteer, or at City Admin, 520 3rd Street, Suite 230, or by calling (605) 692-6281.

Applications must be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office no later than Friday, May 20, 2022.

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