President’s Desk

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Office Closed Today June 6, 2017

We will reopen on June 7, 2017 8:30 am.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Thank you!

- Ann Arbor CIL Staff

Featured News

The Ann Arbor CIL will be closed Tuesday June 6, 2017.

We will reopen on June 7, 2017 8:30am.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Thank you!

- Ann Arbor CIL Staff

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Office Closed Monday May 29th

The Ann Arbor CIL is closed in observance of Memorial Day.

The office will reopen on Tuesday May 30, 2017 at 8:30am.

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Office Hours Changing

Beginning Tuesday May 31st the Ann Arbor CIL’s office hours will shift to 8:30am- 4:30pm.

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Thank you for “An Evening to Remember” Attachment(s)

Thank you to all our sponsors, donors, attendees, volunteers, staff and board for their contributions to a great event and making “An Evening to Remember” for all involved! We greatlyRead more ›

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January 16, 2017: MLK Day Closing

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr Day January 16, 2017 the Ann Arbor CIL will be closed.

We will reopen January 17, 2017 at 9Read more ›

Ann Arbor CIL interviewed by WEMU

Carolyn Grawi, CEO and Executive Director of the Ann Arbor CIL, was interviewed by WEMU.

The interview was aired Friday January 6th during Morning Edition at 5am-9am and will… Read more ›

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An Evening to Remember March 11, 2017

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Employment Opportunities at the Ann Arbor CIL Attachment(s)

Our Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living Team is working to meet the goals of our community members.

We offer hope, we provide support, and we transform lives. We… Read more ›

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

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… Read more ›

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IL Philosophy

  • Our IL Philosophy has two core beliefs:

    1. Disability is a natural part of the human experience

    2. The focus of policy should be to fix the environment, not the person

Guiding Principles

  • Our board of directors, staff and volunteers work tirelessly to achieve four goals for individuals with disabilities:

    • Equality of Opportunity
    • Full Participation
    • Independent Living
    • Economic Self-Sufficiency

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