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2018 Outcomes: Showcase Your Independent Living Organization!

Deadline: January 22, 2019

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 2018 and a photo that represents you or your work.

We are collecting your outcomes and photos for our upcoming Congressional Briefing and 2018 Annual Report.

Photos and accomplishments from our members made the 2017 Annual Report something really special and we can’t wait to see what you did in 2018!

Please send accomplishments in the form of outcomes.

  • Individual advocacy example: “Anytown Center for Independent Living assisted 42 youth with disabilities to successfully transition from high school to college and / or employment. Those young people are now leaders and role models for younger children with disabilities.”
  • Systems advocacy example: Anytown Center for Independent Living worked with the SILC to develop state legislation to restrict certificates that allow businesses to pay employees with disabilities less than minimum wage.”

These are only examples; feel free to get creative! Please keep submissions as concise as possible. Submit your accomplishments via email to by Tuesday, January 22, 2019.

Thank you!

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