Past Listening Forums

July 2017 Listening Forum
Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Parking Placard Program


Serving as a neutral body for multifaceted topics, CCDA will be hosting Listening Forums in diverse locations throughout the State.   CCDA’s goal is to address in these forums the various complexities of issues facing citizens and businesses of California.   CCDA will invite members of the disability communities, business community, governmental entities, and the general public to share thoughts and ideas through facilitator lead discussions.

In Los Angeles, held at the California Endowment the CCDA through the facilitation Sacramento University Center for Collaborative Policy hosted it first Listening Forum.  The topic was on the  DMV Disabled Parking Placard Program.  The discussion was centered ways to deter the misuse of parking placards while maintaining access for people with disabilities.  As subject references to this discussion were the California State Auditor’s office released report recommending administrative and statutory changes to improve the Department of Motor Vehicles’ (DMV) ability to detect and deter the misuse of the parking placards program for individuals with disabilities and the recently passed bill SB611( Allen).

Below is a video of the July Los Angeles listening forum, including American Sign Language interpreting.