Posted in March 2021

Our Financial Literacy Class is Back!

Spring means green, and for us at NWGA CIL that means it’s time for our financial literacy course, You and Your Money! This class is open to anyone who has a disability and lives in our service area. Classes will be the first four Thursdays in April First session: April 1st 2pm – 4pm Join … Continue reading

Women’s History Month: Sen. Tammy Duckworth

Our next spotlight for Women’s History Month is Senator Tammy Duckworth. Sen. Duckworth is a retired lieutenant colonel of the Army National Guard representing the state of Illinois. In 2004, while piloting a US Army helicopter in the Iraq War, Sen. Duckworth was severely injured when a rocket-propelled grenade struck her helicopter. As a result … Continue reading

COVID-19 Peer Call, 3/22/2021

Our Next COVID-19 Peer Support Call We would like to thank all who joined us for our previous COVID-19 Peer Support call. Our next call will be this Monday, March 22nd at 2pm. Come join us to share thoughts on how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting our community & people with disabilities, ways to stay … Continue reading

Access Collaborative, April 2021

You are cordially invited to the April meeting of The (Virtual) Access Collaborative For this session we will be hearing from Sally Atwell Benefits Navigator, WIPA ProjectSally will be sharing her wealth of knowledge regarding social security benefits.    Wednesday, April 7, 2021     2 p. m. – 4 p. m. Where: Online via Zoom. … Continue reading

Save these dates!

Beginning in April, we will hold several Town Hall meetings to gather your feedback on a variety of issues facing the disability community: Wednesday, April 28th : Transportation Town HallWednesday, May 19th : Mental Health Services Town HallWednesday, July 21st : Accessibility Town HallWednesday, August 18th : Housing Town Hall 2pm – 4pm virtually via … Continue reading

COVID-19 Vaccination Information

Floyd Medical Center is expanding vaccination efforts to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The qualifications for the current eligible group, 1A+, have been expanded to include teachers, adults with developmental & intellectual disabilities, and others. You can find information here from Floyd Medical Center’s website. In addition to this, the Georgia Department of Public Health … Continue reading

Women’s History Month: Haben Girma

March is Women’s History Month! We will be sharing posts this month featuring disabled women from distant & recent history who have made an impact on our world. First up is Haben Girma, disability rights lawyer, author and public speaker. Haben was born in July 1988 in Oakland, California and lost her vision & hearing … Continue reading

COVID-19 Peer Call, 3/8/2021

Our Next COVID-19 Peer Support Call We would like to thank all who joined us for our previous COVID-19 Peer Support call. Our next call will be this Monday, March 8th at 2pm. Come join us to share thoughts on how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting our community & people with disabilities, ways to stay … Continue reading