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NYSILC News Briefs, Winter 2015:

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Opinion

Most Recent Blog Posting: “On Recent Events…” By Brad Williams, December 2014/January 2014/2015. The African American community is protesting the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, looking for justice related to unarmed citizens killed by police. Read More
 
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NYSILC Issues Statewide Consumer Satisfaction Survey Report for Statewide Network

The 2013 Consumer Satisfaction Survey is a joint project of the New York State Independent Living Council (NYSILC) and the Adult Career and Continuing Educational Services-Vocational Rehabilitation (ACCES-VR). Thus the survey encompasses both the Service Centers for Independent Living (SCILs) as well as the federally funded Centers for Independent Living (CILs). The consolidation of this data has been done in an effort to represent the level of satisfaction that consumers of New York State with disabilities have with the centers that provide Independent Living services. Click on the link to access the full report.

 

2014 NY Post Election Survey

The coalition of partners that comprise New Yorkers For Accessible Voting (NYFAV) designed and distributed an online survey via Survey Monkey. Click on the link to access the summary report.

Media Hits Related to New Yorkers For Accessible Voting

Captial Tonight 1/16/15 (third segment): Panel on Accessible Voting

Legislative Gazette 1/19/15: Disabled hope to retire lever voting machines for good

 

Click on the following link for more information about the Pat Figueroa Young Adult Sponsorships.

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Group photo of the full council from the November 14th, 2014 meeting

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Brad Williams, Executive Director, and Chad Underwood, Chair, giving certificates of appreciation to members terming off the council. Members include Clinton Brown, Denise Figueroa, Ralph Giordano, Ken Stewart, and Wendy Strobel-Gower.