Mayor-Elect Rahm Emanuel Keeps Commissioner for People with Disabilities
StreetWise : May 2011
Some of the services offered by the MOPD include: accessibility compliance, accessible housing, deaf and hard of hearing services, employment services, training, and youth services. The department’s website states that, “MOPD promotes total access, full participation and equal opportunity for people with all types of disabilities with the goal of making Chicago the most accessible city in the nation.” Karen Tamley was responsible for Chicago receiving the 2007 Accessible America Award from the National Organization on Disability.
We at Ability Chicago would like to acknowledge Mayor Enanuel on the re-appointment of Commissioner Karen Tamley, Mayors Office of People with Disabilities (MOPD). We will continue in supporting Commissioner Tamley, with Chicago's goal of being the most accessible city in the country. CONGRAGULATIONS