Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living

Empowering the lives of people with disabilities.
Advocating for a more inclusive community for all.

New grant for automated wheelchair securements in local buses

Look for automated wheelchair securements on buses soon!

10/31/2018

Great news! The CIL was just awarded a new grant from the Michigan Department of Transportation partnering with the Ann Arbor Area Transportation Authority, the University of Michigan, and manufacturer Q’Straint to install automated wheelchair securements in 10 area buses! We can’t wait to use these!! Read more here! https://www.michigan.gov/mdot/0,4616,7-151-9620-479571–,00.html

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Workshop for students makes the front page of the Monroe News!

10/18/2018

Did you see it? We made the front page of the Monroe News! Check out highlights of our disability awareness workshop for 4th graders at Raisinsville Elementary yesterday. To date almost 20,000 students across the region have participated in one of our “DAW” workshops. Every year CIL staff and volunteers provide interactive, hands-on, and fun activities that teach 4th grade students throughout Washtenaw and Monroe counties what it’s like to have a disability.  Props to our team… Workshop for students makes the front page of the Monroe News!

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Vote for the CIL to get more funding!

Vote online! Help the CIL provide transportation to more seniors!

10/03/2018

We need your help! Access Mobility is a program that will help seniors in the region get better, more affordable, and easier access to transportation. Through this program, the Ann Arbor CIL will bring more vans and an easy requesting service for older adults who need this program. The Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation is holding a voting competition that will award funding to this project. We need your vote to enable this program to… Vote online! Help the CIL provide transportation to more seniors!

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