Phoenix Mayor's Commission on Disability Issues

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The Phoenix Mayor's Commission on Disability Issues (MCDI) addresses issues affecting people with disabilities in the city of Phoenix. The commission provides input on accessibility to city facilities and properties, and public transportation needs for people with disabilities.

It also assists t​he city in complying with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).


The Mayor's Commission on Disability Issues meets bi-monthly at 4:15 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday at the Phoenix Burton Barr Central Library​​, 1221 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ 85004, 4th Floor Lecture Room. The commission is staffed by the Equal Opportunity Department. Visit the public meeting notices for meeting times and locations. All meetings are open to the public.  Public meeting notices.


The commission is made up of 17 volunteer citizens appointed by the mayor and City Council for 3 years terms that have expertise and/or a strong interest in disability concerns and making Phoenix a barrier-free city for all its residents.

Membership application

Mayor's Commission on Disability Issues Brochure

Service Animals in Public Accommodations Brochure​

Phoenix Community Needs Assessment on Crisis Response for People with Mental Illness

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2019 MCDI Awards

Watch the videos of this year's award recipients here.

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Architectural Award

Not Awarded This Year

Business Award For-Profit

Not Awarded This Year​

Business Award Non-Profit

Daring Adventures

Community Service Award

Lise Lindsay

Outstanding Educator Award

Dr. Caroline Musselwhite and Deanna Wagner

Det. Walter Olsen Lifetime Achievement Award

Michelle Campuzano