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The National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) is a distinguished organization dedicated to advocating for the rights and empowerment of individuals with disabilities. With a rich history spanning several decades, NCIL has emerged as a leading voice in promoting independent living and equal opportunities for people with disabilities across the United States. Through its comprehensive network of member organizations and committed advocates, NCIL actively works towards removing barriers, advancing inclusive policies, and fostering a society that recognizes and values the full participation and contributions of individuals with disabilities. With unwavering dedication, NCIL continues to champion the cause of independent living, striving to create a more inclusive and equitable future for all.
Disability is an expected natural condition of life. Therefore,
NCIL believes that:
Organizations that offer the four core services: Systems and Individual Advocacy, Information & Referral, Peer Support and Independent Living Skills Training.
Committed to the inclusion of diverse cultural and ethnic populations. NCIL values Statewide Independent Living Councils as the organizations that are directly responsible for advocating for the expansion of the network of CILs to enhance their ability to fully serve their communities.
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