Justice Department Signs Agreement with Van Buren County, Arkansas, to Ensure Civic Access for People with Disabilities
The Justice Department today announced an agreement with Van Buren County, Ark., to improve access to all aspects of civic life for persons with disabilities. The agreement was reached under Project Civic Access (PCA), the department’s wide-ranging initiative to ensure that cities, towns and counties throughout the country comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
“Individuals with disabilities must have access to public facilities, programs, services and activities in order to participate equally in civic life,” said Thomas E. Perez, Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division. “I commend Van Buren County officials for making this commitment to its residents with disabilities by agreeing to come into voluntary compliance with the ADA"...
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