The Bigger Picture, Issue 33

Welcome back to The Bigger Picture, our somewhat-weekly blog that brings you NWGA CIL news and disability news from around the town, country and world! ACLU Releases Report on Solitary Confinement of People with Disabilities From the ACLU’s website: “This report provides a first-ever national ACLU account of the suffering prisoners with physical disabilities experience … Continue reading

The Bigger Picture, Issue 32

Lookie-here, we’re back!  The Bigger Picture has returned to bring you news from NWGA CIL and the disability community at-large. Our staff has returned after the holiday break, and everything is buzzing here as we get ready for our big move back to Broad Street! Construction continues to progress on our new site at 527 … Continue reading

Happy Holidays from NWGA CIL!

Everyone at NWGA CIL wishes you and your cherished ones a joyous holiday season and a very blessed new year! Our office will be closed from Friday, December 23rd to Monday, January 2nd. We will reopen at 9am on Tuesday, January 3rd.  

Accessible Ballot Info for Rome/Floyd County

As election day draws near (November 8th), we have partnered with the Rome & Floyd County Elections Board to bring you accessible versions of the state of Georgia’s proposed amendments, and the ballots for Rome and Floyd County. On this page, you will find audio recordings of the amendments and ballots being read aloud. You … Continue reading

National Voter Registration Day

September 27, 2016 is National Voter Registration Day! The voter registration deadline for Georgia’s General Election is October 11, 2016 Make sure you are registered to vote before this date! If you need any assistance with registering or getting access to your polling method/location, we are more than happy to assist you. For those who … Continue reading

26th Anniversary of the ADA!

Happy 26th anniversary to the Americans With Disabilities Act!  America would be such a different, harsh and inaccesible place without the ADA, and we here at NWGA CIL want to celebrate what it has brought to our lives every single day! But there still is so very far to go. There are many people and … Continue reading

Come Eat With Us, and Vote, Vote, Vote!

NWGA Center for Independent Living Cordially Invites You to Our Independence Open House   Wednesday, July 27 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 242 North 5th Avenue Rome, GA 30165 šCome By and Enjoy Lunch Munches and Dessert! šCelebrating the Americans with Disabilities Act With This Year’s Theme:  Vote! Vote! Vote!  If you haven’t registered to … Continue reading

Summer 2016 Newsletter

SAVE THESE DATES!   Wednesday, July 27 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.   OPEN HOUSE in Celebration of the Americans with Disabilities Act: Vote! Vote! Vote!   Come by our office and enjoy lunch munches and Dessert!   If you haven’t registered to vote yet, we will have registration forms and absentee ballot forms. We … Continue reading