CIL News

Job Opening: Small Business Program Assistant

3/20/2019

We’re hiring! Do you have experience starting a small business or working in one? Do you also have skills in social media and administrative organization? Then come talk to us! We’re looking for a great new addition to our team to help our small business development program. Bonus, you get to work with our beloved Cheranissa! For more info, contact cheranissa@aacil.org, or apply directly by submitting your cover letter and resume to her at that… Job Opening: Small Business Program Assistant

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EmpowerYou Business Program Launching

3/14/2019

Do you know a woman who’s been itching to start her own business, but needs a little bit of help? Thanks to a new grant from the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan, we’re launching a small business incubator for women, particularly of color, with or without a disability. Our resident business startup guru Cheranissa Roach will be leading the year-long program designed to bring like-minded women together to support each other and learn new skills for… EmpowerYou Business Program Launching

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Movin’ and Groovin’ Program Brings Adaptive Dance

3/06/2019

We keep “turning” out new programs! Join us every Thursday starting next week for Movin’ and Groovin’. Dancers from the Ballet Chelsea Adaptive Dance program will be here to lead a multi-ability dance class spanning multiple genres of dance. Learn to move to the beat no matter your ability or disability! Every Thursday from 11 am to 12 pm, March 14 through May 30. Special thanks to our partners at Ballet Chelsea and Ann Arbor Area Community Foundation!

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Exercise Class Starting March 12!

2/27/2019

Feeling cabin fever from all this cold and snowy weather? Wish you had a place to go to get some exercise but not worry about what you can or can’t do?   Join us for the Enhance Fitness Class! Tuesdays starting March 12 at the CIL. Sit, stand, or however you move, come to stretch, strengthen, and get your heart rate up.   RSVPs requested but not required. See you there! For more info or… Exercise Class Starting March 12!

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Living with a long-term health problem? Join us to take charge of your health

2/14/2019

The Ann Arbor CIL is thrilled to be partnering with the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan to help you live a healthier life. Join us starting February 27 to learn how to tackle issues including: High blood pressure Ongoing pain or fatigue Depression Anxiety Cancer Kidney Disease Arthritis Other long-term health problem We’ll help you manage every day activities, symptoms, and stress, improve communications, and avoid complications. Overall we hope you’ll walk away with overall… Living with a long-term health problem? Join us to take charge of your health

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New Program for Caregivers

2/14/2019

If you are a caregiver for a family member or friend with a chronic health condition or disability, we invite you to join us to learn tools to manage your stress level and emotions, gain confidence in managing caregiving, and communicate better with family and loved ones. The Powerful Tools for Caregivers program, offered in partnership with the National Kidney Foundation of Michigan, is designed for those caring for a parent, spouse, friend, or someone… New Program for Caregivers

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Honoring Rep. John Dingell

2/08/2019

All of us were deeply saddened last night to learn of the passing of Congressman John Dingell. Congressman Dingell was a zealous and tireless advocate for the rights, needs, and humanity of people with disabilities, and we will forever remember him with honor and pride. Most notably, Congressman Dingell was one of the original sponsors of the American’s with Disabilities Act (ADA), the landmark civil rights law that has revolutionized the quality of life for… Honoring Rep. John Dingell

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