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Advocacy in Action is provided to voice our position and to educate and provide information on legislative issues that will directly impact the disability community. Our goal is to empower you to become a better self-advocate and encourage you to exercise your constitutional rights to ensure equal access for all.
Be a voice in your community and join our team as we work toward a world without barriers. Contact the CIL nearest you for more information on how to exercise your rights.
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The Disability Consensus Agenda reflects the agreement of multiple organizations on key public policy goals that affect West Virginians with disabilities. The development of the Agenda began with the Disability Policy Summit hosted by the Statewide Independent Living Council and State Rehabilitation Council in October 2013 and was ratified by participating organizations in December 2013. Read more.
Read about past advocacy events and actions in the Mountain State Centers for Independent Living Advocacy Archives.