As the only cross-age and cross-disability national advocacy organization, NCIL’s Annual Conference draws individuals from all 50 states of all ages and disabilities. In recent years the NCIL conference has hosted nearly 1,500 individuals, including grassroots advocates, CIL and SILC leadership, and representatives from other major organizations that work to eliminate discrimination.
The conference also draws many government representatives. Recently, attendees have had the privilege to hear from Senators and Representatives; representatives from the Department of Health and Human Services, the Attorney General’s Office, the Department of Labor - Office of Disability Employment Policy, the Department of Aging, and the Department of Transportation.
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The National Council on Independent Living (NCIL) is the longest-running national cross-disability and cross-age grassroots organization run by and for people with disabilities.
The National Council on Independent Living is the longest-running national cross-disability, grassroots organization run by and for people with disabilities. Founded in 1982, NCIL represents thousands of organizations and individuals including: individuals with disabilities, Centers for Independent Living (CILs), Statewide Independent Living Councils (SILCs), and other organizations that advocate for the human and civil rights of people with disabilities throughout the United States.