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NCD to hold next Council Meeting February 8

Friday, January 26, 2024

January 26, 2024

WASHINGTON–The Members of the National Council on Disability (NCD) will hold a quarterly business meeting on Thursday, February 8, 1 - 5:30 p.m. EST via Zoom.

Registration is not required, but appreciated through our Eventbrite page.

Full information on the event can also be found on our Upcoming Events page.

Following welcome remarks and introductions, the Council will remember Chairman Andrés Gallegos, who passed away in December.

The Executive Committee will provide their report; followed by the Acting Chair’s report and Council Member community report-outs.

A presentation on proposed changes to the disability questions in the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey is followed by a panel on ground transportation for wheelchair users and a public comment session regarding ground transportation experiences for wheelchair users. Additional information on NCD’s public comment session is available on NCD’s Public Comment page.

NCD will provide policy project updates, including a summary and vote on NCD’s Germline Editing report, hold Council Member training and convene a short closed session, before adjourning. The end of the meeting will be closed to the public and will be conducted to discuss internal personnel rules and practices, pursuant to paragraph (c)(2) of the Sunshine Act, and in accordance with a determination made by the NCD Acting Chair.

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