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Information Alert: Complete Details on Day of Mourning Vigils Nationwide

In collaboration with the Autistic Self Advocacy Network and Not Dead Yet, the National Council on Independent Living will be hosting vigils this Friday, March 1, 2013 in cities across the country in memory of people with disabilities murdered by family members or caregivers.

A complete list of all cities with specific times and locations has been posted to the ASAN website, along with contact information for each of the vigil coordinators.

We encourage you to join us on Friday, March 1st, to honor the lives of people with disabilities who were victims of domestic violence. Vigils are being held in Sacramento (CA), San Francisco (CA), Washington DC, Chicago (IL), Lincoln (NE), Woodbridge (NJ), New York (NY), Rochester (NY), Portland (OR), and Seattle (WA). 

Our voices and the presence of our community are needed now more than ever.

Read more about this initiative.

In solidarity, 

The National Council on Independent Living

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