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Honoring and Celebrating the ADA

Honoring and Celebrating the ADA

Today and every day, we at the CIL honor, celebrate and reflect on the Americans with Disabilities Act, the landmark law which transformed the rights and opportunities of people with disabilities when it was signed into law on July 26, 1990. Many of the basic rights...
Apply for the CIL’s College Scholarship

Apply for the CIL’s College Scholarship

  The CIL is extremely proud to share that our annual college scholarship program is now accepting applications. The John Weir Scholarship is named after one of our founders, John Weir, who was a tremendous advocate and trail blazer for people with disabilities....
Join us for the ADA Summer Celebration, Thursday, July 21

Join us for the ADA Summer Celebration, Thursday, July 21

Join us for free food, music and relaxation to celebrate and honor the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which transformed the rights and opportunities of people with disabilities when it was signed into law in 1990. ADA Summer Celebration  ...
Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month

Many of us experience challenges with our mental health, whether we have a specific diagnosis of a mental illness or generally struggle with our thoughts, feelings or emotions on a day to day basis. Since the start of the pandemic, mental health challenges have...
CIL Staff Advocate in Lansing

CIL Staff Advocate in Lansing

Since the beginning of the Disability Rights Movement, when people with disabilities first gained civil rights in the U.S., having a productive and collaborative relationship with policy makers has been an important part of promoting opportunities and resources for...
Food Pantry Open at Monroe CIL

Food Pantry Open at Monroe CIL

We are happy to share that the CIL has recently launched a food pantry in the Monroe office to assist you if you are in need. Connecting the Roots, our pantry, prepares pre-assembled bags of groceries containing a variety of meats, cereals, pastas, canned and pantry...
Annual Holiday Food Baskets Delivered to 15 Community Members

Annual Holiday Food Baskets Delivered to 15 Community Members

  The Ann Arbor CIL was once again thrilled to partner with the Ann Arbor Host Lions Club to give Thanksgiving food baskets to families around the community. This year, 15 families in Ann Arbor, Ypsilanti, Dexter and Monroe received the Feasts for Families food...
2021 In Review

2021 In Review

Dear Friends, As we enter into this holiday season, I am proud to share with you the current activities at the CIL and the new and significant ways we are making life better for people with disabilities in our community. As is often the case, hardship brings strength....
Winners of the CIL Summer Photo Contest!

Winners of the CIL Summer Photo Contest!

A BIG thanks to everyone who participated in the CIL Summer Photo Contest!  We were so happy and humbled to see so many fantastic photos of so many of you living life, doing what you do, showcasing life across our region as we emerge from the pandemic. The aim of this...