The Metropolitan Beaches Commission and Save the Harbor/Save the Bay will convene a virtual public hearing next week focused on improving access for people with disabilities on the state’s public beaches, including Hull’s.
The hearing will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 30, at 10 a.m. Members of the public are welcome to share their thoughts on what is working and what can be done better. They can register for the hearing by following this link: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUtfuqgrj0sG9TqjeIa1rCNflHCx69GR_mF
Members of the disability community as well as a panel of experts are expected to participate including: Ellen Attaliades, president and CEO of the Association of Developmental Disabilities Providers; Kristen McCosh, commissioner of the Boston Disabilities Commission; Coleman Nee, CEO of Triangle Inc.; Kathy Lafferty, executive director of the South Boston Neighborhood House; and Laila Soleimani, outreach specialist at the Department of Conservation and Recreation’s Universal Access Program. Acting DCR Commissioner Stephanie Cooper is also expected to attend.
For more information about the MBC or the hearing, contact Save the Harbor’s executive director, Chris Mancini, by email at email@example.com or on his cell phone at 617-909-6667, or its director of strategy and communications, Bruce Berman, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 617-293-6243.