Independent Living Agency Appoints Full-Time Advocate

Jackie Tatum has been appointed to the newly created position of community advocate for the Westside Community for Independent Living.

She will work on such projects as lengthening the duration of walk signals at some street crosswalks, developing a standardized procedure for obtaining curb cuts and handicapped parking spots and watching local, state and federal legislation that might affect people with disabilities.

The Westside Community for Independent Living, 12901 Venice Blvd., is a nonprofit agency that provides training and support services to people with disabilities.

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