CIL News

Peer Support and Networking Lunch

8/18/2016

Important Notice! The CIL will now begin holding the Peer Support and Networking Lunch on the third Wednesday of every month. Our next lunch will be held September 21, 2016 from 12pm-1pm in the Gathering Space at the Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living. Join us for good food and good conversation! Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living 3941 Research Park Drive Ann Arbor, Michigan 48108 Peer-Network-Lunch-Flyer

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Summer Tea in the Sensory Garden

8/18/2016

Wednesday, September 7th, at Liberty Park Plaza, from 3-6pm. Commission on Disability Issues is hosting “Summer Tea in the Sensory Garden”. This event will feature a variety of non-profits to talk about the services they provide for people with disabilities and a reintroduction to the sensory garden at Liberty Plaza. Come out and join others from the community on September 7th from 3-6pm!

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Parkridge Summer Festival

8/18/2016

Saturday August 27, 2016 from 11am-6:30pm Harriet St, Ypsilanti, Mi 48197 Summer Festival 2016 at Parkridge Community Center and Park. Come enjoy food vendors, merchandise vendors and community resources/ services vendors. The Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living will have a community resource table where we will share information about the CIL and the services we provide for Washtenaw, Monroe and Livingston counties. Bring friends, families and children out to enjoy the Summer Festival and… Parkridge Summer Festival

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Pizza Party for Youth Transitioning to Adulthood

8/02/2016

THURSDAY, AUGUST 18TH, 5:30 TO 7:30 CHILDREN’S SPECIAL HEALTH CARE SERVICES AND THE CENTER FOR INDEPENDENT LIVING PRESENT: YOUTH TRANSITIONING TO ADULTHOOD PIZZA PARTY. *Please RSVP by August 16 to 734-544-6874* An evening of pizza, music, board games, and new friends! Parents and Youth are invited to come and learn more about the different transition resources available to your family. Raffle for movies, food,  and more! Make your day easier and join us for dinner… Pizza Party for Youth Transitioning to Adulthood

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ADA 26th Anniversary Celebration spot runs on Ann Arbor’s Community Television Network.

7/19/2016

Once again, Executive Director Carolyn Grawi took to the airwaves, starring in a Community Soapbox segment about the upcoming 26th Anniversary Celebration of the American’s with Disabilities Act on July 26th. On this momentous day, the Ann Arbor CIL will be hosting a celebration at the CIL. The event will include: Music, Food & Prizes Scavenger Hunt, Games & Recreation Activities CIL Open House & Tours Opportunities to learn about the ADA John Weir Scholarship… ADA 26th Anniversary Celebration spot runs on Ann Arbor’s Community Television Network.

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Community Event: July 16th Party in the Park hosted by Think Beyond the Chair.

7/07/2016

Date: July 16th Noon-4pm Location: Beech Woods Rec Center. 22200 Beech Rd., Southfield, MI 48033 Cost: Free but donations are welcome Come on out and celebrate with Think Beyond the Chair at our 5th Annual Party in the Park. All abilities are welcome to join us for a day of health, games, rides, fitness, food, fun and festivities! Schedule: 11:30-Noon: Ribbon cutting for new accessible and inclusive playground Noon-1pm: Welcome 1pm-2pm: Self Defense class 2pm-3pm:… Community Event: July 16th Party in the Park hosted by Think Beyond the Chair.

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Join us to Celebrate the ADA’s 26th Anniversary on July 26th!

7/06/2016

Join us in Celebrating the ADA’s 26th Anniversary on the 26th Tuesday, July 26, 2016 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm Ann Arbor CIL 3941 Research Park Dr. Ann Arbor, MI 48108 26 years ago, the Americans with Disabilities Act was signed into law. The result was a better and more equal life for people with disabilities. The Ann Arbor CIL invites you to our celebration of this momentous legislation, all that we as a community have… Join us to Celebrate the ADA’s 26th Anniversary on July 26th!

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Donate today so the CIL can continue to deliver on the promise of the ADA!

7/06/2016

The Ann Arbor CIL works tirelessly to uphold the promise of the ADA, and your support will help us to continue supporting independence in the live of people like these: Charles Wright                               Chris Russeau                         Lindsay Huddleston Charles Wright Charles received services from the CIL to obtain new affordable… Donate today so the CIL can continue to deliver on the promise of the ADA!

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