Independent Living. Get Involved
Join others in working to expand resources and opportunities for people with disabilities. Attend a Statewide Independent Living Council meeting, serve on a committee, volunteer at a Center for Independent Living or learn about how to be an active citizen and advocate. Learn more >
The SILC works for change throughout Georgia.
We’re a systems advocacy and planning organization, not an individual service provider. So while we can’t help each person one by one, on our new website we will be providing links to other resources and answers to the most frequently asked questions about barriers faced by people with disabilities. Important topics include:
- 06 13, 12 | Transportation Investment Act (TIA) Referendum Information
In July 2012, the transportation referendum will be on the ballot. Get more information and get involved in a discussion about the transportation referendum by creating an account and participating in GCDD’s online community and open forum. View the discussion below: http://www.gcdd.org/forum/2-gcdd-forum/4-transporation-referendum.html Create an account: http://www.gcdd.org/community/register.html
- 05 22, 12 | Wire Side Chats on Transportation
Wire Side Chats – You are invited to talk to local officials about the upcoming transportation referendum. During 12 Wire Side Chats over six evenings in June, local officials will provide a brief overview of the July 31 referendum and the project list it would fund. Click here for more information.
- 05 17, 12 | Have Your Voice Heard . . . Vote!
On July 31st, we vote for the Regional Plans that are a result of the Transportation Investment Act – each region votes on the one cent sales tax that can fund transportation projects (get more information at www.atlantaregionalroundtable.com). To vote on July 31, 2012 you must be registered to vote BY July 2, 2012. The [...]