June 28, 2021
WASHINGTON -- National Council on Disability (NCD) Chairman Andrés Gallegos participated in a panel Friday for the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (USCCR) virtual briefing.on the civil rights implications of the federal response and impact of Hurricanes María in Puerto Rico and Harvey in Texas.
During the public briefing, USCCR Commissioners heard from subject matter experts such as government officials, volunteer organizations, non-governmental advocates, and academics. Chairman Gallegos discussed the impact on people with disabilities.
Written Testimony of Chairman Gallegos is available here. His video is available on NCD's YouTube channel and below:
The full briefing is available on USCCR's YouTube channel.