Florida IL Conference

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The Florida Independent Living Council has selected Jacksonville, Florida as the host city for the 2022 Florida Independent Living Conference. This bi-annual conference will bring the teams from the 15 Florida Centers for Independent Living together for an educational and team building experience.

NEWS RELEASE: The Able Trust awards ILRC $250k Employment Grant

“I am so thrilled for this exciting partnership between The Able Trust and the Independent Living Resource Center that will change lives here in the Jacksonville area,” said State Senator Aaron Bean. “Both of these excellent organizations are doing so much to create employment opportunities for Floridians with disabilities, and I can’t wait to see what can be accomplished with this grant.”

Outstanding Victim Advocate Award: Angela McKinley

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OUTSTANDING VICTIM ADVOCATE:  ANGELA MCKINLEY Angela McKinley has been a victim advocate at the Independent Living Resource Center (ILRC) for over 10 years, where she specializes in assisting individuals who are Deaf/deaf, hard of hearing or who have other disabilities…

CIL Day 2018

The ILRC's Youth Advisory Council joined delegates from other Florida Centers for Independent Living at our State's Capitol. Thanks to Farah and Farah, Regions Bank and Florida Vocational Rehabilitation for making this day possible! The ILRC Youth Advisory Council is made of 13-17 members of our community with disabilities between the ages of 13-25. The Council's goal is to represent the full spectrum of disability and cultivate leadership skills for all youth with disabilities.

Sharon Hoffmeyer named JTAC Chairwoman

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JTAC SELECTS SHARON HOFFMEYER AS NEW CHAIRWOMAN Hoffmeyer to add valuable insight for Paratransit Committee Congratulations to Sharon Hoffmeyer on her recent appointment as Chairwoman of the Jacksonville Transportation Advisory Committee. Hoffmeyer has been a lifetime advocate of persons with…

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