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Wednesday, August 14, 2013 - Friday, September 06, 2013
12:00 am

Get Involved: Better Market Street Project
Focus Group Participants Wanted

Are you a person with a disability who lives or works within the city of San Francisco?

Changes to Market Street are on the horizon and your opinion matters, when it comes to what Market Street sidewalks will look and feel like – accessibility will be a major component in any changes that are made. The Mayor’s Office On Disability has contracted with ILRCSF to convene a focus group made up of members of the public who are people with disabilities.
Focus group members will receive a $300 stipend upon completion of their participation in this important project. In order to be eligible to receive the stipend, consumers must fully participate in the entire scope of the project, which will consist of two meetings in September. The focus group will be comprised of:

  • People who utilize Powerchairs
  • People who utilize manual wheelchairs, either lightweight or sports-type
  • People who are semi-ambulatory, utilizing walkers, canes, or other technology for mobility to move about from place to place in their daily life
  • People who are blind or experience low vision

Both Focus Group meetings will consist of site visits on Market Street, in close proximity to
ILRCSF, for Focus Group members to evaluate different existing paving conditions.
This is a great opportunity to make your voice heard and be part of San Francisco’s future. Spaces on this Focus Group are limited, and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Beginning today, people interested in participating in the focus group should call Peter at ILRCSF. You can click here to view/save the flyer.

For more information contact:
Peter Mendoza, Systems Change Community Organizer
Independent Living Resource Center San Francisco
649 Mission Street, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94105-4128
Phone: (415) 543-6222
TTY: 415-543-6698

NOTE: ILRCSF is wheelchair accessible and provides reasonable accommodations upon advanced re-quest. In order to be fully accessible to all people with disabilities, ours is a scent-free office. When visiting ILRCSF, please do not wear any scented products, including perfumes, aftershave, hairspray, etc.