To provide Phoenix Sister Cities Commission (PSCC) with the opportunity to increase disability awareness among PSCC and its member sister cities for the purpose of promoting the equalization of opportunities within society on behalf of all world citizens with disabilities and their families.
To provide a global standard for how to incorporate individuals with disabilities into all aspects of PSCC programming.
Committee Contact Information
Chairperson: Michael Sleeseman
Staff Liaison: Rick Gerrard
Since its inception in 1996, the Phoenix Sister Cities Disabilities Awareness Committee (DAC) has been working
towards improving awareness in the city of Phoenix and its member Sister Cities. By developing a variety of inter-
community programs incorporating those individuals with disabilities into already existing programs, or creation of
new programs, PSC/DAC has been nationally recognized as a leader in the disability arena.
International Competition for Artists with Disabilities
The Phoenix Sister Cities Disabilities Awareness Committee is excited to offer recognition to those artists who have reached beyond their disability and utilized their creative talents to promote a global understanding of disabilities. The international and local art submitted for the competition will be displayed in Phoenix as well as in an online gallery which will highlight each artist with their biography and accompanying picture.
International Competition for Writers with Disabilities
OT Training Workshop Hermosillo
Trainings on TBI, Rehabilitation
Thank you to Veolia Transportation for sponsorship for ICAD/ICWD scholarships.