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Open Invitation for Colorado SILC Membership
The Colorado Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC) is a Governor-appointed 15 member group, the majority who are people living with disabilities. They volunteer their time to develop and monitor a Statewide Independent Living Plan (SPIL) to ensure people with disabilities in Colorado have access to services and support for living well in their communities with maximum independence. This is achieved by the nine (9) Centers for Independent Living (CILs) throughout the state. The Council meets four to six times per year in different areas of the state.
Currently the Colorado SILC is recruiting a few new members to serve a three-year term. Individuals with disabilities, minorities, youth, and veterans are encouraged to apply. We enjoy a diverse membership and are looking to maintain a variety of voices on the Council. In addition, individuals from a variety of communities and especially the southeast, mountain and rural areas of Colorado are urged to submit an application. Please consider becoming a member of SILC if you answer “yes” to the following questions:
- Do you like being part of a team of dedicated, passionate people?
- Do you like actively engaging in meetings because your opinion counts?
- Can you travel around the state?
- Do you care about others and want to see their lives improve?
- Can you contribute two -four hours a month in addition to the six regular SILC meetings throughout the year?
If so, then the SILC Council may be for you! Joining SILC means giving back to your community and state in a positive way. You will be contributing an invaluable gift of your time, skills, talents, and voice. For more information or an application, feel free to contact the SILC Coordinator via E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at (303) 902-5897.
Paving pathways to full participation in communities for people with disabilities and supporting Colorado’s Centers for Independent Living.
The Colorado Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC) envisions a Colorado that offers equal and full participation in professional and community life to all people with disabilities.