Category Archives: Independent Living

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You've Got the Power Apply for a Voter Empowerment Grant! If people with disabilities voted at the same rate as similar people without disabilities, there would be an additional 2.0 million voters. The Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council wants to change that.  They want more people with disabilities to vote!  And they need people with disabilities…
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Disability Exchange (DX) Podcast – Season 2

Season 2 of the Disability Exchange podcast from Iowa's UCEDD is underway!Centering and elevating the Voices of People with Disabilities through Meaningful Conversation and Connection The first three episodes of Season 2 are now available to listen to via the Anchor by Spotify platform. The DX podcast is produced and presented by Iowa's University Center…
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Iowa SILC Seeks Council Member Candidates

Iowa SILC Seeks Council Member Candidates Apply by Thursday, April 30, 2020! The Iowa Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC) will have at least three (3) Council Member openings on July 1, 2020. They are seeking people both with and without disabilities from across the state to apply to be considered for appointment to the SILC…
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