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Author Archive | Tom Mazzotta

Accessible for-hire rules under attack

April 13, 2018 — The Taxi and Limousine’s rules to require for-hire-vehicle companies like Uber and Carmel to provide accessible service, passed in December, are under attack in the courts. Last Friday, Uber, Lyft and Via filed a lawsuit in federal court against the suit, covered here in Politico NY. (Click on “read more” to… read more →

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Enable Brooklyn: Opening Doors goes local!

Opening Doors for people with disabilities and increasing local business  We are asking your business to invite us in to identify how disability-friendly your establishment is. We would like to help you increase your customer base and help people with disabilities access your services. We will provide you with suggestions and information about being disability… read more →

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Join us at New York City Disability Pride Parade!

Join us on July 12th 10am-12pm at Madison Square Park to take part in the Disability Pride Parade On July 12th the Disability Pride NYC Parade will take place from Madison Square Park and proceed down Broadway to Union Square Park. The day will be a celebration of people with disabilities and all they have… read more →

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Free Disability Rights Legal Clinic at BCID!

The Advocates for Adults with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Legal Clinic are partnering with BCID to offer FREE legal advice clinics. Starting July 21st 11-3pm (must make an appointment) When? Every 3rd Tuesday, starting July 21st Where? BCID, 27 Smith St How? Call 718-998-3000 to make an appointment Who? Adult over 18 with an intellectual… read more →

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Notice of Settlement of Class Action Lawsuit

Brooklyn Center for Independence of the Disabled v. City of New York ATTENTION: All people with disabilities who are within the City of New York and the jurisdiction served by the City’s emergency preparedness programs and services. This notice concerns a settlement that may affect your rights. Please read it carefully. NOTICE OF SETTLEMENT OF… read more →

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