2021 Event Agenda

On-Demand Videos 

Name Time Virtual Session Link More Info
Thursday, July 8, 2021
Candidates Forum3:00 PM - 4:30 PMView Session
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Wednesday, July 14, 2021
NCIL 2021 Policy Briefing3:00 PM - 4:30 PMView Session
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Friday, July 16, 2021
Board Meeting12:00 PM - 5:00 PMView Session
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Thursday, July 8, 2021
Candidates Forum3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
NCIL 2021 Policy Briefing3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Friday, July 16, 2021
Board Meeting12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Monday, July 19, 2021
Opening Plenary12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Workshop 1 - L&A Featured Workshop: The Better Care Better Jobs Act: An Overview and Advocacy Strolls Ahead1:30 PM - 2:45 PM
Workshop 2 - How CILs can Utilize Lessons Learned from the Pandemic in Improving Service Delivery (ILRU IL-NET T&TA Center Workshop)3:15 PM - 4:30 PM
Workshop 3 - The Atlantis Response to the COVID Pandemic5:00 PM - 6:15 PM
Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Workshop 4 - SILCs and Coalition Building12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Workshop 5 - Civic Engagement "empowers" LIFE (Liberty, Independence, Freedom, Equity)1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Workshop 6 - My Girl Story Documentary Film Screening and Talkback5:00 PM - 6:15 PM
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Workshop 7 - Rehabilitation Act and CILs: Shape Our Future12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Awards Ceremony1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Annual Council Meeting 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Thursday, July 22, 2021
NCIL 2020 Virtual Rally10:00 AM
Workshop 8 - Emergency Planning and Response Roles for Health Plans Serving People with Disabilities12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Workshop 9 - Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia in the U.S. and Internationally1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Meet and Greet with NCIL’s New Executive Director4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Friday, July 23, 2021
Workshop 10 - Low Touch Transition12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Workshop 11 - The Unmasking of Ableism in Healthcare Settings during the Pandemic: Lessons Learned and Strategies to Combat Against Them1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Workshop 12 - Building Plural Safe Spaces: One Body, Many Activists3:00 PM - 4:45 PM
Monday, July 26, 2021
Workshop 13 - Rehab Assistance for People with Environmental Hypersensitivities12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Workshop 14 - COVID-19: Resilience is a Process, Equity is Not Negotiable1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Workshop 15 - Affordable, Accessible Housing: History, Barriers, and Advocacy3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Workshop 16 - Disability Disaster Access and Resources12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Workshop 17 - North Carolina's Transition to Community Living Initiative1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Workshop 18 - Promoting Interventions for Community Living3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Workshop 19 - Disability, Race, and the ADA Generation12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Workshop 20 - Disability-forward Housing Solutions: Building Knowledge and Power1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Workshop 21 - SILC Issues for Reauthorization3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Thursday, July 29, 2021
Workshop 22 - Got Implicit Bias?12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Workshop 23 - There Are No Bad Questions: Lifting Up & Supporting SILCs (Part 1: SILC Basic Operations)1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Workshop 24 - There Are No Bad Questions: Lifting Up & Supporting SILCs (Part 2: SILC Best Practices)3:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Friday, July 30, 2021
Workshop 25 - Is your State Looking at Improving Access to IL Services Through Part C Funds Redistribution and / or Changes to CILs’ Service Areas?12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Closing Keynote Address – Justice Shorter 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
NCIL Board Meeting3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
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Name Time Speakers
Thursday, July 8, 2021
Candidates Forum3:00 PM - 4:30 PM 
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
NCIL 2021 Policy Briefing3:00 PM - 4:30 PM 
Friday, July 16, 2021
Board Meeting12:00 PM - 5:00 PM 
Monday, July 19, 2021
Opening Plenary12:00 PM - 1:00 PM 
Workshop 1 - L&A Featured Workshop: The Better Care Better Jobs Act: An Overview and Advocacy Strolls Ahead1:30 PM - 2:45 PMKelly Buckland - National Council on Independent Living
Shaylin Sluzalis -
Workshop 2 - How CILs can Utilize Lessons Learned from the Pandemic in Improving Service Delivery (ILRU IL-NET T&TA Center Workshop)3:15 PM - 4:30 PMPaula McElwee -
Lidia Fonseca - VAIL
Jeremy Caffee - Access Center
Brooke Curtis -
Workshop 3 - The Atlantis Response to the COVID Pandemic5:00 PM - 6:15 PMCurtis Garret -
Anaya Robinson -
Candie Burnham -
Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Workshop 4 - SILCs and Coalition Building12:00 PM - 1:15 PMAmber OHaver - INSILC
Kathy Cooper - SILC of KS
Lee Martin -
Ray Montgomery -
Workshop 5 - Civic Engagement "empowers" LIFE (Liberty, Independence, Freedom, Equity)1:45 PM - 3:00 PMJack Rosen -
Teresa Moore -
Juliana Huerena -
FranSha Anderson - Arkansas SILC
Workshop 6 - My Girl Story Documentary Film Screening and Talkback5:00 PM - 6:15 PMFranSha Anderson - Arkansas SILC
Dee Ann Hart -
Juliana Huerena -
Teresa Moore -
Jack Rosen -
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
Workshop 7 - Rehabilitation Act and CILs: Shape Our Future12:00 PM - 1:15 PMDaniel Kessler -
Jeff Hughes -
Awards Ceremony1:45 PM - 3:00 PM 
Annual Council Meeting 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM 
Thursday, July 22, 2021
NCIL 2020 Virtual Rally10:00 AM 
Workshop 8 - Emergency Planning and Response Roles for Health Plans Serving People with Disabilities12:00 PM - 1:15 PMJune Kailes - Disability Policy Consulting
Merrill Friedman - Anthem
Ted Webster -
Workshop 9 - Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia in the U.S. and Internationally1:45 PM - 3:00 PMDiane Coleman -
Anita Cameron -
Marilyn Golden - DREDF
Meet and Greet with NCIL’s New Executive Director4:00 PM - 5:30 PM 
Friday, July 23, 2021
Workshop 10 - Low Touch Transition12:00 PM - 1:15 PMKim Dietrich -
Debbie Wright - TILRC
Workshop 11 - The Unmasking of Ableism in Healthcare Settings during the Pandemic: Lessons Learned and Strategies to Combat Against Them1:45 PM - 3:00 PMAndrés J. Gallegos, Esq. -
Javier Robles -
Workshop 12 - Building Plural Safe Spaces: One Body, Many Activists3:00 PM - 4:45 PMThe Rings System -
The Alexandrite System -
Monday, July 26, 2021
Workshop 13 - Rehab Assistance for People with Environmental Hypersensitivities12:00 PM - 1:15 PMSusie Molloy -
Lindsay Baran - NCIL
Workshop 14 - COVID-19: Resilience is a Process, Equity is Not Negotiable1:45 PM - 3:00 PMMel Leviton -
Beth Meyer -
Ann McDaniel - WV Statewide IL Council
Ciawanda McDonald -
Kim Conner -
Workshop 15 - Affordable, Accessible Housing: History, Barriers, and Advocacy3:30 PM - 4:45 PMHindley Williams - The IMAGE Center of Maryland
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Workshop 16 - Disability Disaster Access and Resources12:00 PM - 1:15 PMBrian Hollander -
June Kailes - Disability Policy Consulting
Christina Mills -
Workshop 17 - North Carolina's Transition to Community Living Initiative1:45 PM - 3:00 PMVicki Smith - Alliance Of Disability Advocates
Mark Salzer -
Corey McKittrick -
Nina Leger -
Workshop 18 - Promoting Interventions for Community Living3:30 PM - 4:45 PMKelsey Shinnick Goddard - Research and Training Center on Independent Living
Jean Hall - Research and Training Center on Independent Living
Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Workshop 19 - Disability, Race, and the ADA Generation12:00 PM - 1:15 PMAmanda Frantz -
Jenny Sichel - NCIL
Lydia X.Z. Brown -
DeShawn Cann -
Amani Carson -
Workshop 20 - Disability-forward Housing Solutions: Building Knowledge and Power1:45 PM - 3:00 PMDeShawn Cann -
Amani Carson -
Amanda Frantz -
Jenny Sichel - NCIL
Lydia X.Z. Brown -
Workshop 21 - SILC Issues for Reauthorization3:30 PM - 4:45 PMKathy Cooper - SILC of KS
Jeremy Morris -
Ann McDaniel - WV Statewide IL Council
Thursday, July 29, 2021
Workshop 22 - Got Implicit Bias?12:00 PM - 1:15 PMReyma McCoy McDeid - NCIL
Workshop 23 - There Are No Bad Questions: Lifting Up & Supporting SILCs (Part 1: SILC Basic Operations)1:45 PM - 3:00 PMMel Leviton -
Ann McDaniel - WV Statewide IL Council
Susan Tomasic -
Brooke Wilson -
Jeremy Morris -
Workshop 24 - There Are No Bad Questions: Lifting Up & Supporting SILCs (Part 2: SILC Best Practices)3:30 PM - 4:45 PMMel Leviton -
Ann McDaniel - WV Statewide IL Council
Susan Tomasic -
Brooke Wilson -
Jeremy Morris -
Friday, July 30, 2021
Workshop 25 - Is your State Looking at Improving Access to IL Services Through Part C Funds Redistribution and / or Changes to CILs’ Service Areas?12:00 PM - 1:15 PMLou Ann Kibbee -
Ann McDaniel - WV Statewide IL Council
Maureen Ryan - Wisconsin Coalition of Independendent Living Centers, Inc.
Closing Keynote Address – Justice Shorter 1:45 PM - 3:00 PM 
NCIL Board Meeting3:30 PM - 5:00 PM 
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