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.
The Statewide Independent Living Council is a systems advocacy and planning organization. We work for systemic change in the areas that are the biggest barriers to people with disabilities participating fully in their communities. In our current 3-year plan, the areas we are focused on are:
- ADA Live! Episode 17: ADA Legacy Tour – Coming Soon to a City near You
February 4, 2015 from 1:00 PM – 1:30 PM (Eastern)
WADA “ADA Live!” is a free monthly show broadcast nationally on the Internet by the Southeast ADA Center. “ADA Live!” focuses on rights and responsibilities under the Americans with Disabilities ... Read more >
- March in the MLK Parade
The disability rights movement is one of a handful of social movements creating a profound new reality over the past sixty years. But relatively few people realize that. Thanks to your participation ... Read more >
- Patients Rights Action Fund – Opposing the Legalization of Assisted Suicide
The Social Effects of Suicidal Behavior
If there is a “right to assisted suicide,” why would such a right be restricted only to those in the throes of terminal illness? By ... Read more >
- 2015 National ADA Symposium
Registration is Now Open!
25th Anniversary Celebration
July 26, 2015 will mark the 25th anniversary of the passage of the ADA. And The National ADA Symposium is celebrating that milestone with a four ... Read more >