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Harvest Baskets to Celebrate the Holidays

Harvest Baskets to Celebrate the Holidays

  This year the Ann Arbor CIL teamed up with the Lions Club to give Fall Harvest Boxes to 12 winning and very deserving individuals and families. On November 25 we got together to share the boxes and some good cheer. As one recipient shared, “thank you,...
CIL Appoints Alex Gossage as Executive Director

CIL Appoints Alex Gossage as Executive Director

The Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Alex Gossage as executive director of the Ann Arbor Center for Independent Living, which also includes the Livingston and Monroe Centers for Independent Living....
AACIL Featured on WEMU’s All Things Considered

AACIL Featured on WEMU’s All Things Considered

Want to learn more about the latest programs and services at the CIL? Check out a recent interview our leaders had with WEMU’s radio program, “All Things Considered.” Thanks for our conversation, WEMU!
Summer Celebration Honors the Late Rep. John Dingell

Summer Celebration Honors the Late Rep. John Dingell

It was a fantastic event by all accounts! This year’s summer celebration featured food trucks, DJ and karaoke, games, good cheer, and most meaningfully of all, a dedication and remembrance of the late Rep. John Dingell. Congressman Dingell, who served more than...
Join us for the Summer Celebration July 26!

Join us for the Summer Celebration July 26!

  This year’s ADA Summer Celebration on July 26 will be an exciting and festive event, featuring food trucks with complimentary food and refreshments, games and prizes, adaptive and inclusive recreation, DJ music and karaoke, and our broad community of CIL friends and...
Apply for a youth college scholarship!

Apply for a youth college scholarship!

John Weir Scholarship Applications are Open! Our John Weir Academic Scholarship provides one-time scholarships ranging from $200 to $500 to graduating seniors who embody the spirit of disability advocacy. The scholarship is named in honor of one of the Ann Arbor CIL...
Improving Transit Experiences for Everyone

Improving Transit Experiences for Everyone

The best way to learn about what it’s like to have a disability is to experience it yourself! And that’s just what we help people do in our disability awareness training workshops. Yesterday we were out at TheRide conducting a workshop for AAATA, Uber and...
Making Waves in Lansing

Making Waves in Lansing

We were out talking to our legislators in Lansing yesterday! We were out as part of a state-wide day organized by CILs to bring disability issues to the attention of our legislators. Among issues we are advocating for? The new Go! logo! We strongly believe it’s...

New Small Business Program in the News!

Our new EmpowerYou business incubator, designed especially for women of color to provide help in starting a small business, is in the news! Check it out at the link below. Interested in participating? Contact cheranissa@aacil.org for more info!...
Automated Wheelchair Restraints are now in AAATA buses!

Automated Wheelchair Restraints are now in AAATA buses!

“I think it’s awesome … it’ll be easy to get on and off without having the bus driver help you.” That’s what one user had to say about the new automated wheelchair securements that are now in Ann Arbor area buses! We are thrilled to partner...