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Building Inclusive Communities and Improving Access

Events

CIL Jacksonville educates individuals, businesses, and the community by providing inclusive and creative events.

Classes, Workshops, and Trainings


CIL classes, workshops, and trainings provide unique and impactful learning opportunities for people with and without disabilities.

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Independent Living Skills Training


Skill building and education on critical areas needed to achieve independent living goals. IL Skills Training can be provided in a one-on-one or group setting.

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Disability Ambassador Training


An immersive learning experience provided to individuals and groups on strategies for inclusion, the importance of diversity, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Click here to register for our next scheduled community class or contact us to request your own.

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Disability Workshop for Businesses


Disability Workshops for Business provides information and best practices to build inclusive work environments and productive teams. This training can customized for front-line staff, management teams, and executive leadership.

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American Sign Language (ASL) Class


Interested in learning a new language? This class will provided you with the basics in communication using sign language and d/Deaf culture awareness.

Community Events


CIL Community Events help to build inclusive communities. These events promote disability awareness and provides critical socialization opportunities for people with disabilities.

Abilities in Art


Abilities in Art combines art and awareness at the Riverside Arts Market. The project was created to help raise awareness of persons with disabilities living in the community. Both wheelchair users and able-bodied individuals paint by rolling across blank canvases using assistive devices. No skill level is required and all are welcome to join!

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Spirit of the ADA


The Spirit of the ADA invites members from the disability community to a free day at the Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens. The Spirit of the ADA is a partnership between CIL and the City of Jacksonville’s Disabled Services Division.

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We Vote Rally


The We Vote Rally is held before critical elections to demonstrate the voting voice of the disability community. CIL and other nonprofit partners join to educate the community on voting rights, accessible voting, machines, and candidates’ disability platforms.

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Wheelchair Costumes


This annual partnership between CIL and RS&H creates unique costumes for kids who use wheelchairs. Each costume is chosen by a child and built by a talented team of designers, architects, and engineers.

Annual Conferences


CIL offers annual community conferences to connect and inform our community.

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Emergency Preparedness Conference


CIL prepares the disability community for emergencies by hosting the annual Emergency Preparedness Conference. The conference provides critical information and emergency action planning to mitigate future emergencies and minimize their effects. This education and action empowers the disability community to better prepare, respond, and recover from emergencies.

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CIL Day


This annual conference celebrates the people being served by and the work being done by Florida’s Centers for Independent Living. This conference is held annually at the Capitol in Tallahassee, Florida.

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Florida IL Conference


CIL is proud to announce that the 2022 Florida Independent Living Conference will be held in Jacksonville, Florida.

Fundraisers


Resource development opportunities to support the CIL mission!

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Mystery Trip Suitcase Party


The Mystery Trip Suitcase Party is an exclusive fundraising experience hosted annually to support people with disabilities in our community. Each ticket is a chance to win one of three trips by boat, plane, and car

Giving Tuesday


Giving Tuesday is a movement that unleashes the power of radical generosity around the world. Giving Tuesday reimagines a world build upon shared humanity and generosity. Don’t wait for this annual event, support the work being done at CIL by making a donation of any size any day of the week. Donate now.

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Your Birthday


Celebrate YOU by giving to a cause you care about. Create a Facebook Fundraiser for your birthday and support CIL Jacksonville.

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Jacksonville, Florida 32207

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