Middlesex Sheriff Peter J. Koutoujian is pleased to announce an initiative aimed at engaging local residents with developmental disabilities.
The 10-film festival has been inclusive in its definition of disability, and films seen since the kickoff Wednesday have explored autism, blindness, Down syndrome, muscular dystrophy and psychiatric conditions.
Public input will be taken at the meeting, and there will be a presentation and discussion of the draft recommendations of the task force, which has met eight times over the past 22 months.
The stunning, haunting music of Gaelynn Lea can be appreciated live Thursday at Passim in Harvard Square, as the winner of last year’s Tiny Desk Contest from NPR Music embarks on her second national tour.
People interested in serving on the Cambridge Commission for Persons with Disabilities advisory board for a three-year term are sought by the city.
A crowdfunding campaign in honor of Dorothy Steele, the 77-year-old who died after a Feb. 28 hit-and-run incident, is near its goal of $4,000 needed to pay for cremation and cemetery fees.
A free information session on “Making Your Business More Accessible” is scheduled to be held from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Monday at Loyal Nine Café, 660 Cambridge St., East Cambridge.
Residents should expect to serve on the 11-member volunteer board for a three-year term.
Hearing a suggestion to re-energize the Disability Rights Project of the Civil Rights Division, Tolman took it to heart.
The Cambridge Main Library has a Braille embosser, called the Braille Blazer, for use by vision-impaired patrons for the free printing of quality Braille documents.