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Mission Statement and Overview

Mission Statement

The DC Arts & Access Network (DCAAN) provides a safe space where cultural arts professionals, patrons, and service providers can collaborate and learn from one another so everyone is empowered and inspired to experience art and culture.

Overview

DCAAN is a group of local professionals who want to connect cultural venues with the disability community. DCAAN’s volunteer steering committee is committed to making accessibility a priority in cultural venues in Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia.


Steering Committee

The DCAAN Steering Committee is made up of volunteers who are committed to making accessibility a priority in cultural venues in the Washington, DC area. To reach a member of the Steering Committee, please email dcartsaccess@gmail.com.

 

 

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Donna Baker

Operations Management Executive and ADA Compliance Officer

 

Sarah Burzio

Conference Coordinator, Leadership Exchange in Arts and Disability (LEAD) Conference

 

Ashley Grady

Accessibility Programs Specialist at Smithsonian Institution, Smithsonian Institution

 

Alissa Meehan

Office of VSA and Accessibility, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

 

Roberto Samayoa

Company Manager, Cranberry Productions, Inc.

 

Jessica Swanson

Manager of Accessibility, Office of VSA and Accessibility, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts