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Oscar Pistorius and ‘the Dignity of Risk’

South Africa’s Oscar Pistorius competes in the 400-meter semifinals heat, Sunday, August 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Article from “The Nation.com” http://www.thenation.com/blog/169244/oscar-pistorius-and-dignity-risk#

Call these Olympics “a tale of two Blade Runners.” Blade Runner was of course the classic 1982 Ridley Scott film about a dystopic future… Read more ›

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Ann Arbor CIL Receives Outstanding Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Provider Award

On April 20, 2012, the Ann Arbor CIL won the “Outstanding Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Internship Provider Award” at Eastern Michigan University’s end of the year celebration.  Kristen Alonzi… Read more ›

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WISD gives Distinguished Citizen Service Award to AACIL CEO

Ann Arbor, MI —The Washtenaw Intermediate School District Board of Education recently presented Jim Magyar, the President and CEO of the Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living (AACIL) with its… Read more ›

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Ann Arbor CIL Expansion

Exciting new renovations are underway at the Ann Arbor CIL. Thanks to the generous support from the community, we are moving forward with three key additions that… Read more ›

Exciting Collaborations in the Works

The Secret is Out!

While we have all heard the saying, “No man is an island,” and know the meaning of this phrase intrinsically, true collaboration between organizations serving people… Read more ›

Note from the President

Friends of the Ann Arbor CIL,

As you can see after navigating our new website, there is a lot going on at the Ann Arbor CIL!

I think that… Read more ›

Note from the President

From Access Magazine, December 6, 2010

The Ann Arbor CIL is “On a Roll!”  When our local, state, and national economies took a nose dive last year, our staff, volunteers,… Read more ›

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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