andreaAndrea Dalzell, 27, is the new Ms. Wheelchair New York 2015. Her platform is two-fold — promote activities for people with spinal cord injuries and improve the amount of accessible housing in New York. The latter is especially near and dear to her heart.

“It deeply disturbs me that more and more young people with spinal cord injuries are being forced to live their lives in nursing homes due to housing inaccessibility,” says Andrea. “These vibrant people are