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Our History

California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (CFILC) started as a peer support mechanism for executive directors of the fledgling Independent Living Centers in California (ILC) in 1976. Originally the directors were the usual representatives who went to Sacramento to educate public policy makers on issues affecting persons with disabilities.

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CF Staff

Photo of CF Staff from November 2014. Our staff is a richly diverse group of individuals from various backgrounds and experiences. CFILC staff member range from hard-working seasoned veterans that have adovcated in the disability community for decades, along with youthful talented staff members that bring new tools and technology, with a fresh perspective on advocating in the new millenium. We also can't do the great work we're able to accomplish without the dedication and colaboration of our funders, volunteers, advocates, and independent living centers around California.

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Audits and Annual Reports

As mentioned above, CFILC has a number of Programs and Campaigns to focus different areas of advocacy, and provide avenues for success for our members at the independent living center level.

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