Posted in June 2021

Coming in July: Spotlight Whitfield!

NWGA CIL is coming to Dalton! We’re inviting all people with disabilities, agencies, nursing home facilities, youth organizations, and other interested citizens to attend. Come hear how our services can assist you! Pizza will be provided! We will also discuss how our services can help those affected by the COVID-19 Pandemic. When: Thurs. July 29, … Continue reading

22nd Anniversary of the Olmstead Decision

—an essay from our Information & Referral Coordinator, Erna Dobbs The name comes from Tommy Olmstead. He was the Commissioner of the Department of Human Resources. He fought in defense of the case against Lois Curtis and later Elaine Wilson. Although both had cognitive disabilities, they were able to live on their own with very … Continue reading

The ADA Was Just the Beginning!

Every July, we celebrate the Americans with Disabilities Act, but accessibility doesn’t stop at ramps and widened doors. For inclusion to be realized, the next steps are user-friendliness and universal design. Come be a part of that design! Accessibility Town Hall Wednesday, July 21st 2pm – 4pm Join via Zoom or phone Guest Speaker: Greg … Continue reading

June is LGBTQIA+ Pride Month

June is LGBTQIA+ Pride Month! NWGA CIL stands in solidarity with all on the LGBTQIA+ rainbow, and we recognize the importance of the intersectionality of gender/sexual orientation & disability. The flag you see above was designed by graphic designer Daniel Quasar, which you can read about here in an article from 2018. (The flag has … Continue reading

Access Collaborative, July 2021

You are cordially invited to the July meeting of The (Virtual) Access Collaborative For this session we will be hearing from LaDonna Collins Executive Director, Rome-Floyd County Commission on Children & Youth    Wednesday, July 7, 2021     2 p. m. – 4 p. m. Where: Online via Zoom. Please contact Christina Holtzclaw at choltzclaw@nwgacil.org … Continue reading