Welcome to the Association of Programs for Rural Independent Living (APRIL)
APRIL Who We Are:
The Association of Programs for Rural Independent Living (APRIL) is a national grassroots, nonprofit membership organization consisting of over 260 members from centers for independent living, their satellites and branch offices, statewide independent living councils, other organizations and individuals concerned with the independent living issues of people with disabilities living in rural America.
APRIL provides leadership and resources on rural independent living. As a national membership organization, APRIL is dedicated to advancing the rights and responsibilities of people with disabilities in rural America by serving as a center of resources and by leading systems change.
What We Do:
APRIL is the united voice of Rural Independent Living. Some of the highlights of our work include:
If you would like to learn more about the work that we do please visit our Annual Reports.
You can also contact us:
Association of Programs for Rural Independent Living
11324 Arcade Drive, Suite 9
Little Rock, AR 72212
CIL-NET Presents...an IL Conversation via Teleconference
Let's Talk About Transportation
Joan O'Keefe, Executive Director, Southeast Alaska Independent Living, Inc. (SAIL)
Melva Heinrich, Executive Director, Living Independence Network Corp.
September 8, 2016
3:00 - 4:30 PM Eastern
Join us to learn and add to the conversation with your experiences about:
- A summary of what's going on today in transportation policy
- Examples of existing CIL transportation programs
- Creative funding and getting them off the ground
- Tips for success and lessons learned on making transportation programs meaningful
Join the conversation via our teleconference line 281.404.1544 using PIN 9558554.
Handouts, Recording, and Transcript
To access the print materials on September 8th, the audio recording and transcript following the teleconference Check back Here!
To access the CART for this presentation and all future APRIL events visit
https://www.streamtext.net/player?event=APRIL on the day of the presentation.
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There is NO Registration Fee for this Teleconference. This is not a toll free call and your regular long distance charges will apply.
Please call from a quiet location to join the discussion, or just listen in.
This IL Conversation is presented by the CIL-NET, a national training and technical assistance program of Independent Living Research Utilization (ILRU), and was organized and facilitated by APRIL.
"Support is provided by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Community Living. No official endorsement of the Department of Health and Human Services should be inferred. The CIL-NET is a part of the IL-NET national training and technical assistance project (90TT0001-02-00) for centers for independent living and statewide independent living councils."
IL Conversations originated with the University of Arkansas, CURRENTS.
For more information contact:
APRIL Director of Training and Technical Assistance
APRIL and the IL-NET
52 Corbin Hall
University of Montana
Missoula, MT 59801