I recently discovered a feminist speech by an actor I admire, Dr. Mayim Bialik, also known as Dr. Amy Farrah-Fowler on The Big Bang Theory. It is an awesome speech, delivered with a touch of humor. She even brings in
What is your CIL’s Environment?
Over the past 38 years I have visited quite a few Centers. Their locations varied, from the Executive Director’s house to store-front office space to large social spaces for the disability community to gather together and do their work. Here
Social Media and Your Center
People often tout Social Media as the primary way to connect with consumers, funders and other stakeholders in your Center. Here are a few examples of social media and how you might use them: Your own website: Most centers maintain
What is in a name?
If your center staff and board have worked on your mission and vision lately, you probably had this conversation. “The community doesn’t understand what a Center for Independent Living is. They want to drop off their elderly relative and have