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Training and Events

Advocating in our world is what we do. Before we can organize in our community, we must become organized ourselves. The members of CFILC collaborate together to help put on a number of trainings and events throughout the year. Our trainings are informative and empowering, and our events can be fun and make a direct impact to those around us.

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Ed Roberts Oral History Project Launch Meeting Logo of Ed Roberts Oral History Project Launch Meeting

Date: March 3, 2021 • 6:30pm (PST)

Ed Roberts Oral History Project Launch Meeting

Calling youth ages 16-28! Join us for the Ed Roberts Oral History Project Launch Meeting on Wednesday, March 3rd at 6:30 p.m. (PST).

Meet our project leaders, and learn more details regarding your participation. We will be available to answer any questions that you have.

Email socialmedia@cfilc.org for more information, and to receive the Zoom link.

***About the Ed Roberts Oral History Project***

YO! Disabled and Proud has launched a yearlong youth-led interview project collecting stories and memories of Ed Roberts' legacy from Disabled elders. Join our volunteers for this exciting project!

YO! Disabled and Proud wants to know:
• Are you a youth (ages 16-28) who wants to become involved in the disability rights movement?
• Would you be interested in interviewing an elder in the disability community for stories and memories of Ed Roberts as part of our 2021 oral history project?

Get involved! Send us your name and age and let us know if you want to be an interviewer via email to socialmedia@cfilc.org

We will be sharing stories collected as part of a Disability History Archive, and they will released on Ed Roberts Day 2022 across our social media channels!

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YO! Disability Leadership Speaker Series: Featuring Alice Wong! Logo of YO! Disability Leadership Speaker Series: Featuring Alice Wong!

Date: April 13, 2021 • 6:00pm (PST)

YO! Disability Leadership Speaker Series: Featuring Alice Wong!

YO! Disabled and Proud and the California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (CFILC) are proud to launch the Disability Leadership Speaker Series! Throughout the series, we will be introducing leaders within the disability community who are excited to share their stories and experiences!

We are honored to welcome our first guest in the series: Alice Wong (she/her/hers), disability activist!

Join us for an interactive virtual event on Tuesday, April 13 at 6 p.m. (PST).

Register here to attend!

Alice will share personal stories, insights, and advice on being a great leader and advocate. Participate in a Q&A session with Alice and learn how you can make a difference in the disability community! Follow Alice on Twitter: @SFdirewolf

Visit Alice's website: Disability Visibility Project!

Visit the disabilityorganizing.net website for more information on YO! Disability Leadership Speaker Series: Featuring Alice Wong! …
#CAComingTogether Conference Series: Assistive Technology Logo of #CAComingTogether Conference Series: Assistive Technology

Date: April 22, 2021 • 9:00am (PST)

#CAComingTogether Conference Series: Assistive Technology

Sponsored by the California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (CFILC) and the California Association of Area Agencies on Aging (C4A).

Building upon the success of the 2020 joint Integrated Conference, CFILC and C4A are excited to continue the conversation and present a virtual spin-off: #CAComingTogether Conference Series. The first event in the series is focused on Assistive Technology. Mark your calendars for Thursday, April 22, 2021 (Earth Day).

Join professionals in the aging and disability fields to learn, grow, and network! Registration, workshop information, and additional details coming soon!

For more information, email IntegratedConfHELP@gmail.com

Registration details coming soon!

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