Northern California Community Gathering: ADA Access in the Restaurant Indus...

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The Falls Event Center Elk Grove

8280 Elk Grove Boulevard

Elk Grove, CA 95758

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It’s an investment for the future of your business and community!

Held in Elk Grove, CA and hosted by the California Commission on Disability Access (CCDA) in partnership with the City of Elk Grove, this event is for local restaurant owners and community members within California’s Northern Valley Region to receive information about the various programs and services available related to disability access compliance.


2:00 p.m. - Welcome, Introductions, and Opening Video

Eileen Jacobowitz, Event Moderator & Facilitator

2:10 p.m. - Panel 1: Case Studies

  1. Various parking violations
  2. Counter violations
  3. Bathroom violations

Cris Vaughan, Attorney, Vaughan & Associates Law Office

Michael Bruno, Partner, Gordon & Rees

2:40 p.m. - Panel 2: Solutions for Business and Toolkit

Ida Clair, Acting State Architect, DGS – Division of the State Architect

Bill Zellmer, AIA, CASp, Sutter Health

Jay Salazar, Chief Building Official, City of Vacaville

Janae R. Davis, Program Manager, California Pollution Control Financing Authority

Scott Rogalski, Associate Director of Partnerships, NorCal SBDC Finance Center (invited)

3:10 p.m. - Break

3:25 p.m. - Panel 3: Voices of the Customer

Joe Xavier, Director, Department of Rehabilitation

Liz Pazdral, Executive Director, California State Independent Living Council

Pamela Cohen, Staff Attorney, Disability Rights California

3:55 p.m. - Q & A Session

4:05 p.m. - ADA Mentorship Program Presentation & Award

4:15 p.m. - Event Evaluation & Thank You’s/Acknowledgements

Representatives from City of Elk Grove and CCDA

4:25 p.m. - Wrap Up and Closing

Remote Participation

If you are unable to participate in the Northern California Community Gathering in Elk Grove, two remote viewing locations will be available in Humboldt and San Francisco.

The link to participate in a livestream of the event is available at:

Eureka Remote Location

North Coast Small Business Development Center – Prosperity Center

520 E Street, Eureka, CA 95501

Phone: (707) 445-9720 Ext. 211

San Francisco Remote Location (New)

1 South Van Ness, Atrium Level (Level 2)

San Francisco, CA 94103

If you plan to participate from either of these locations, you can register, select that you will be participating remotely, and choose a location.

Disability Accommodation Requests

CCDA will generally, upon request, provide appropriate aids and services leading to effective communication for qualified persons with disabilities so they can participate equally in programs, services, and activities. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, should contact LaCandice Ochoa as soon as possible but no later than three (3) business days before an event: or (916) 319-9610.

Questions? Contact CCDA:

Address: 400 R Street, Suite 310, Sacramento CA 95811
Phone: (916) 319-9974

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