The Vaughan PVA maintain a program of advocacy in which local, state and federal law will be monitored in order to ensure compliance with mandates relative to accessibility and barrier-free design issues. The program will advocate on behalf of PVA members and all disabled persons using all available resources, including testimony, public speaking, and representation.
Areas of Concern and Interest:
- Public and private compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act;
- Barrier-free design;
- Accessibility of transportation;
- Building codes;
- Civil rights, Section 504;
- Housing for the disabled.
Officers and Board of Directors who traveled to Hill for Congressional Visits during the 2020 Advocacy/Legislation seminar.
l to r; Anthony Powell-Vice President, Josue Cordova-President, Robert Statam-NSO, Sen. Tammy Duckworth at press conference covering the Veterans Preventive Health Coverage Fairness Act.