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Advocacy Teams

Kalamazoo County Access Team

The Access team works on projects that improve accessibility for people with disabilities in Kalamazoo County and educates businesses and community leaders about barriers to full inclusion.
MEETS: 2nd & 4th Wednesday of each month from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at Disability Network Southwest Michigan (517 E. Crosstown Parkway, Kalamazoo)
NOTE: Due to construction at our Kalamazoo office, the Access Team will meet at the Metro Transit office located at 530 N Rose St., Kalamazoo (map) until further notice.
CONTACT: Paul Ecklund phone: (269) 345-1516 x117
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TAG Team

(TAG Team)
The Transportation Advocacy Group (TAG Team) monitors the day-to-day service of public transit in Kalamazoo County to ensure it complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
MEETS: 2nd & 4th Wednesday of each month from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at Disability Network Southwest Michigan (517 E. Crosstown Parkway, Kalamazoo)
NOTE: Due to construction at our Kalamazoo office, the TAG Team will meet at the Metro Transit office located at 530 N Rose St., Kalamazoo (map) until further notice.
CONTACT: Lewis Whalen phone: (269) 345-1516 x107
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Other Ways to Get Involved

No matter where you live in Southwest Michigan, there are opportunities for you to get involved in the issues that you care about. Advocates let their opinions be heard at every level of government – local, state and federal.

Contact Lewis Whalen at (269) 345-1516 x107 to learn how you can impact issues you care about!