About Us

Oce Harrison, Organizer of ADA 25 Boston
Institute for Human Centered Design (IHCD)

Katherine Blakeslee, Coordinator of ADA 25 Boston
Institute for Human Centered Design (IHCD)

Meet the Steering Committee:

  • Oce Harrison, Director New England ADA Center, a project of the Institute for Human Centered Design
  • Kristen McCosh, City of Boston Mayor's Commission for Persons with Disabilities
  • Oz Mondahar, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Bill Henning, Boston Center for Independent Living

Thanks to the 33 committee members representing 33 organizations listed below. Our teamwork, organization and efficiency made ADA 25 Boston a creative, festive and commemorative day honoring the ADA.

The ADA 25 Boston Common Planning Committee in Alphabetical Order

  • ARC of Massachusetts
  • Boston Center for Independent Living
  • Boston Mayor's Commission for Persons with Disabilities
  • Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts
  • Bureau of the State House
  • City of Newton Commission on Disability
  • Commonwealth of Massachusetts Statewide Independent Living Council (MASILC)
  • Community Access Project of Somerville (CAPS)
  • Disability Policy Consortium
  • Easter Seals Massachusetts
  • Executive Office of Health and Human Services, Boston
  • Inclusion4Development
  • Independence Associates, Inc., Brockton
  • Institute for Human Centered Design
  • Jewish Community Relations Council, Boston
  • Mass ADAPT
  • Massachusetts Commission for the Blind
  • Massachusetts Department of Children and Families
  • Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation
  • Massachusetts Department of Mental Health
  • Massachusetts Office on Disability (MOD)
  • Massachusetts Office of the Attorney General
  • Massachusetts Rehabilitation Commission
  • Metro Boston Aging and Disability Resource Consortium
  • Multiple Sclerosis Society, Greater New England Chapter
  • Museum of Science, Boston
  • New England ADA Center, A Project of the Institute for Human Centered Design
  • New England Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
  • Northeast Independent Living Program
  • ROI Event Management
  • Signal Media, Inc.
  • Somerville Commission for Persons with Disabilities
  • Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Training and Learning Collaborative