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Tue 27

Ravalli People First

June 27 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wed 28

All-Abilities Yoga

June 28 @ 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Thu 29

Communication and Assertiveness Class

June 29 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Free Summer Webinar Series

Housing Task Force
We promote basic home access, advocate for policy changes that will require basic home access, and advocate for additional affordable housing resources for people with disabilities.
Webinar: July 30, 1:00 – 3:00
Chair: Darren Larson (406) 728-1630 dlarson@summitilc.org

Self-Determination Task Force
We advocate for meaningful involvement by people with disabilities in decisions that affect civil rights and disability programs. Recent advocacy efforts have focused on the Money Follows the Person program, the Community First Choice Option, and the Medicaid Home & Community Services program.
Webinar: August 6, 1:00 – 3:00
Chair: Mike Mayer (406) 728-1630 mmayer@summitilc.org

Public Relations & Education Task Force
We distribute information regarding Independent Living in Montana including the IL 101 document, press releases, videos and other media. Our focus will be on developing strategies to further integrate public and media relations into IL advocacy.
Webinar: August 13, 1:00 – 3:00
Chair: Jed Barton (406) 294-5186 jedb@liftt.org

Transportation Task Force
We focus on the transportation system in all forms: rail, taxi, airline, and bus access both community and statewide. We also deal with accessible sidewalks, pathways, and trails.
Webinar: August 20, 1:00 – 3:00
Co-Chairs: Colleen Forrester and Shyla Patera (406) 452-9834 1 (800) 823-6245

Youth with Disabilities Task Force
We expand transition services for youth with disabilities, explore possibilities to establish self-directed IEPs for high school students with disabilities and advocate for VR involvement in IEPs to improve transition outcomes.
Webinar: August 27, 1:00 – 3:00
Co-Chairs: Mike Beers and June Hermanson mbeers@summitilc.org, mylfjuneh@bresnan.net

Native American Task Force
We are developing a statewide list of resources, programs and services available for American Indians with disabilities, particularly those living on reservations. We work with tribal leaders, community members, and program managers to address the need for accessible housing on and off the reservations.
Webinar: September 3, 1:00 – 3:00
Co-Chairs: Michelle Williams and Troy Spang
mwilliams@summitilc.org, tspang@cdkc.edu

Review Webinar: September 10, 1:00 – 3:00

Come to your local CIL in Missoula, Kalispell, Ronan or Hamilton to attend these free webinars. We will let you know what’s going on in the state and we will need your help to plan for the future!

Missoula 700 SW Higgins
Kalispell 1203 Highway 2 W, #35
Ronan 111 Second Ave. SW
Hamilton 316 North 3rd St., Suite 113

By | 2016-10-31T23:23:44+00:00 June 25th, 2013|Lake County, Lincoln County, Mineral County, Missoula County, Montana, Ravalli County, Sanders County, Youth|Comments Off on Free Summer Webinar Series

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