The New York State Independent Living Council, Inc. (NYSILC) is pleased to announce the launch of the Leadership Development and Civic Engagement Program (LDCEP)!

The LDCEP is a peer-based program for New Yorkers with disabilities that provides online video and podcast training, live chats, action alerts, and resources on a variety of topics such as advocacy, leadership development, civic engagement, and life skills. Friends and guests are also welcome!


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To navigate the full website and interact with LDCEP messaging, go to “join today” at the top of the LDCEP website,

or click on the following link:

Fill out the requested information, indicate if you are a peer, friend or guest, check the acknowledgement and verification, and submit the form. You will be registered. In addition, you will be asked to participate in a survey that provides the program with important background information about members for planning purposes.

The LDCEP hopes you become a member and looks forward to building a community together!