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2016 Outcomes: Showcase Your Independent Living Organization!

Deadline: January 20, 2017

Dear NCIL Members,

Please take just a few moments to send NCIL one or two of your Center, SILC, or other Independent Living organization’s biggest accomplishments of 2016 and a photo that represents you or your work.

We are collecting your outcomes and photos for our upcoming Congressional Briefing and 2016 Annual Report.

Photos and accomplishments from our members made the 2015 Annual Report something really special and we can’t wait to see what you did in 2016!

Please send accomplishments in the form of outcomes.

  • Individual advocacy example: “Anytown Center for Independent Living transitioned 32 people from nursing homes and other institutions, saving the state and federal government $800,000.”
  • Systems advocacy example: “Anytown Center for Independent Living removed 29 barriers in the transportation system in the city of Anytown, nearly 80% of those identified.”

These are only examples; feel free to get creative! Please keep submissions as concise as possible. Submit your accomplishments via email to by Friday, January 20, 2017.

Thank you!

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