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 Upcoming IL Conversations



CIL-NET IL Conversation via Teleconference

Creating a Welcoming Enviroment for Different Cultures:
Latinos and Native Americans

Presented by

Eileen Tohonnie, Executive Director, Assist to Independence


Socorro Arroyo-Merchain, Program Manager, Dayle McIntosh Center

April 27, 2017

3:00 - 4:30 PM Eastern

Participants will learn:


  • Addressing communication and language.
  • The importance of traditional greetings, introductions, and personalismo.
  • How to serve people with unconditional positive regard and respect.

Join the conversation via our teleconference line 281.404.1544 using PIN 9558554. 

Handouts, Recording, and Transcript

To access the print materials on April 27th, the audio recording and transcript following the teleconference visit


To access the CART for this presentation and all future APRIL events visit on the day of the presentation.  


Please evaluate this teleconference at The link is also available on the APRIL website under the IL Conversation tab.

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.

IL Conversations originated with the University of Arkansas, CURRENTS.

For more information contact:

Mary Olson
APRIL Director of Training and Technical Assistance

APRIL and the IL-NET

52 Corbin Hall

University of Montana

Missoula, MT 59801






2017 Archives


AgrAbility: Agriculture Business and Independent Living

Presented by

Paul Jones, National AgrAbility Project

Cindy Chastain, Veteran Outreach Coordinator

Steve Etheridge, Vocational Rehabilitation

Tom Younkman, AgrAbility Specialist

February 16, 2017

3:00 - 4:30 PM Eastern

Click here for Transcript and Audio


COVER to COVER: Serving Those Who Served Us

Presented by

Jennifer Morgan, Utah ADRC Director, COVER to COVER Program Manger

Joey Allred, Active Re-Entry, IL Coordinator and Veteran Services Officer

March 16, 2017

3:00 - 4:30 PM Eastern

Click Here for Transcript and Audio and Materials