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In 2009, he was selected to participate in Mayor’s Commission for Disabilities and there he experienced oppression and discrimination against himself and also the deaf community in the city of Baltimore. He contacted both state and national 501(c)(3) organizations for assistance but no avail. And then, the ODHH of Maryland called the director of Commission to resolve on the accessibility issues. When he was alone and did not have the support. In 2012, he learned that the reason, both state and national 501(c)(3) organizations could not help was because of their tax-exemption status as 501(c)(3)s, which limited their participation in politics. After listening to several deaf people about setting up a new political platform, such as, the 501(c)(4)

organization, he sought to set up with support.

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