Photo of two members of the Accessible Dispatch outreach team speaking with individuals about the Accessible Dispatch program at a recent event.

Meet the Accessible Dispatch Team at These Upcoming Events!

If you’re exploring our website and blog, chances are you’ve already learned a lot about the Accessible Dispatch program—but did you know our outreach team regularly attends events throughout all five boroughs? If you’re an individual with a disability looking to learn more about how Accessible Dispatch can help you access the city, or if you represent an advocacy organization that connects these individuals to accessible transportation resources, these are great opportunities for you to meet our team, ask questions about the program, and pick up brochures and other swag items!

Here’s where you can find us throughout June and July 2018:

Brooklyn Advisory Council 29th Annual Family Support Fair

The Brooklyn Family Support Fair provides a one-stop shop for families and professionals looking to learn about services for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Brooklyn, including workshops and an “ask the experts” area. This event is open and free for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their family members, as well as professionals.

When
Wednesday, June 13
8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Where
Brooklyn College Student Union
2705 Campus Road
Brooklyn, NY 11210

Family Fun Health Expo

The Family Fun Health Expo is an event for the entire family, offering access to resources and companies that help make Brooklyn a healthier place to live. This event is open to the public.

When
Sunday, June 24
9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Where
Berkeley Carroll School
181 Lincoln Place
Brooklyn, NY 11217

Disability Pride Parade and Festival

Every year, the Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities organizes the New York City Disability Pride Parade and Festival. The parade features a fully accessible route, and the festival following the parade includes entertainment, food, and informational booths. The parade and festival are free and open to the public; if you would like to march in the parade as an individual or as an organization, click here to register.

When
Sunday, July 15
Parade: 11 a.m.
Festival: 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Where
Parade kicks off in Madison Square Park; festival follows at Union Square Park

Brooklyn Borough President’s Seniors by the Sea

Seniors by the Sea is a celebration of Brooklyn’s senior population, complete with live entertainment, lunch, a senior resource expo, and other activities for a fun-filled day. This event is open to the public.

When
Friday, July 27
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Where
Kingsborough Community College, Marine Academic Center
2001 Oriental Boulevard
Brooklyn, NY 11235

Stay tuned throughout the summer as we update this post with more events. We hope to meet you soon!

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