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Empowering Independence: CIL Day 2024

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Center for Independent Living of North Central Florida에서 제공하는 콘텐츠입니다. 에피소드, 그래픽, 팟캐스트 설명을 포함한 모든 팟캐스트 콘텐츠는 Center for Independent Living of North Central Florida 또는 해당 팟캐스트 플랫폼 파트너가 직접 업로드하고 제공합니다. 누군가가 귀하의 허락 없이 귀하의 저작물을 사용하고 있다고 생각되는 경우 여기에 설명된 절차를 따르실 수 있습니다 https://ko.player.fm/legal.

In this episode, we dive deep into the heart of CIL Day 2024, a pivotal event where Centers For Independent Living convene at the Capitol in Tallahassee to advocate for the rights and needs of individuals with disabilities. Tony, reflects on this year's remarkable success, marked by increased engagement with senators and representatives, signaling a growing momentum for the cause.

Joining the conversation are esteemed guests who played vital roles in this year's event, as well as, in their every day role serving and advocating for our consumers. Jane Johnson, Executive Director of The Florida Association of Centers For Independent Living (FACIL), representing all 15 centers in Florida, provides insights into the collaborative efforts that make CIL Day possible. Brian Johnson, Chief Program Officer at the Center for Independent Living of Broward and Gold Coast, shares his perspectives on the impact of CIL Day on the local community.

A highlight of this episode is Ken Kerstetter's firsthand account of attending CIL Day for the first time. As the Associate Director at Resource Center Disability Solutions, serving Brevard and Indian River Counties, Ken offers a fresh perspective on the significance of meeting with legislators and sharing stories of empowerment.

We explore the year-round dedication that culminates in CIL Day, from grassroots advocacy to strategic planning by the FACIL legislative committee. The importance of securing funding to support independent living services is emphasized, with concrete examples illustrating the impact on individuals' lives.

Our guests delve into their sources of inspiration and the values that drive their commitment to this critical work. From a shared dedication to promoting independence to a passion for fostering inclusive communities, their insights shed light on the enduring significance of CIL Day and the ongoing fight for disability rights.

Tune in to gain a deeper understanding of the tireless advocacy efforts behind CIL Day and the transformative impact on individuals striving to live independently within their communities.

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Center for Independent Living of North Central Florida에서 제공하는 콘텐츠입니다. 에피소드, 그래픽, 팟캐스트 설명을 포함한 모든 팟캐스트 콘텐츠는 Center for Independent Living of North Central Florida 또는 해당 팟캐스트 플랫폼 파트너가 직접 업로드하고 제공합니다. 누군가가 귀하의 허락 없이 귀하의 저작물을 사용하고 있다고 생각되는 경우 여기에 설명된 절차를 따르실 수 있습니다 https://ko.player.fm/legal.

In this episode, we dive deep into the heart of CIL Day 2024, a pivotal event where Centers For Independent Living convene at the Capitol in Tallahassee to advocate for the rights and needs of individuals with disabilities. Tony, reflects on this year's remarkable success, marked by increased engagement with senators and representatives, signaling a growing momentum for the cause.

Joining the conversation are esteemed guests who played vital roles in this year's event, as well as, in their every day role serving and advocating for our consumers. Jane Johnson, Executive Director of The Florida Association of Centers For Independent Living (FACIL), representing all 15 centers in Florida, provides insights into the collaborative efforts that make CIL Day possible. Brian Johnson, Chief Program Officer at the Center for Independent Living of Broward and Gold Coast, shares his perspectives on the impact of CIL Day on the local community.

A highlight of this episode is Ken Kerstetter's firsthand account of attending CIL Day for the first time. As the Associate Director at Resource Center Disability Solutions, serving Brevard and Indian River Counties, Ken offers a fresh perspective on the significance of meeting with legislators and sharing stories of empowerment.

We explore the year-round dedication that culminates in CIL Day, from grassroots advocacy to strategic planning by the FACIL legislative committee. The importance of securing funding to support independent living services is emphasized, with concrete examples illustrating the impact on individuals' lives.

Our guests delve into their sources of inspiration and the values that drive their commitment to this critical work. From a shared dedication to promoting independence to a passion for fostering inclusive communities, their insights shed light on the enduring significance of CIL Day and the ongoing fight for disability rights.

Tune in to gain a deeper understanding of the tireless advocacy efforts behind CIL Day and the transformative impact on individuals striving to live independently within their communities.

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