Our Mission

Independent Living Resources is committed to community diversity through advocacy, choice and education resulting in empowerment for individuals with disabilities.

Our History

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Centers for Independent Living

What are Center for Independent Living?

Centers for Independent Living (CILs) help people with disabilities achieve or maintain more self-sufficient and productive lives in their communities. People with disabilities are assisted in exploring alternatives to institutionalization and are encouraged to make their own decisions about how they will live. CILs directly provide or coordinate through referral those services which assist people in increasing their abilities to exercise control over their lives. Control over one’s life means having a choice of acceptable options that minimize reliance on others in making decisions and performing every day activities. This includes managing one’s own affairs, participating in day-to-day community life and fulfilling a range of social roles.

History of the Center for Independent Living

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Our Staff

Kathie Knoble-Iverson - Founder

Sara Eckland – Executive Director

Tracy Marichal-Wills – Finance Coordinator

Becky Seielstad – QA/HR/Projects Coordinator

Ethan Hayes – Benefits Coordinator

Sadie Nelson – IL Coordinator

Nicole Ravens – IL Coordinator/RAVE Coordinator

Chelsey Myhre Foster – Peer Run Organization State Coordinator

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