Disability, Diversity, and Intersectionality in CILs: Rural Outreach and Engagement (1.5 Hours)

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About the training

If you are looking for effective and innovative ways to reach  unserved and underserved people with disabilities and increase access in rural areas, then this training is for you. Our presenters from the Illinois/Iowa Center for Independent Living (IICIL) and disABILITY LINK share their methods and successes for identifying and connecting with racially, ethnically, and linguistically diverse people with disabilities across large, rural portions of their service areas.

This webinar is part of the ongoing series of activities on Disability, Diversity, and Intersectionality. To learn more about the Disability, Diversity, and Intersectionality in CILs project, check out ILRU’s website at www.CIL-diversity.org.  

Target Audience

All staff and board members of CILs and SILCs.

Learning Objectives

What You Will Learn

  • The importance of identifying diverse populations in CILs' rural areas.
  • How to identify strategies for making your center highly visible in the rural community.
  • Strategies for developing connections and relationships that lead to effective and successful outreach with diverse rural communities.
  • Rural outreach implementation tips, strategies, and outcomes through real-world examples.

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