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    Take the YO! YouthACT Survey on Transition

    YO! Disabled and Proud is working to build opportunities for youth with disabilities who are transitioning and working towards reaching their independent living goals.  Last year, YO! was selected to be a part of a national effort lead by the National Collaborative on Workforce & Disability for Youth to create a meaningful campaign that would support transitioning age youth in becoming more … [Read more...]

    ILRCSF Welcomes KidPower!

    Last week, ILRCSF was pleased to host a group of transition aged youth for a "people safety" workshop conducted by KidPower. KidPower is a non profit leader in  providing positive communication and personal safety skills for all ages and abilities. Our fantastic instructor, Jennifer Blackwood, taught workshop participants valuable skills, such as how to notice possible problems and respond … [Read more...]

    2015 Youth Transitions Fellowship Opportunity – Apply Now: Short Turn-Around

    2015 Youth Transitions Fellowship (YTF) The HSC Foundation, in partnership with the National Council on Independent Living (NCIL), is now accepting applications for a paid fellowship position with the organizations’ disability youth transition and collaboration work. This fellowship is ideal for a person with a disability who has an interest in youth career transitions and employment solutions. … [Read more...]

    Apply for California Youth Leadership Forum (YLF)

    Youth Leadership Forum for Students with Disabilities (YLF) This is an exclusive invitation for California high school juniors and seniors who have all different types of disabilities to apply to the California Youth Leadership Forum for Students with Disabilities (YLF). Student delegate applications are now available for the 2015 YLF, held July 27-31, 2015 in Sacramento, CA. This program is … [Read more...]

    Inaccessibility: The Cost To Us All

    If you're a long time follower or supporter of ILRCSF, you're all too familiar with the emphasis we place on accessibility. Our programs, services, workshops, etc. are as accessible as possible. We want what we offer to the community to be available to the ENTIRE community. We make our resources available in a variety of formats and languages. With advance notice, we  provide ASL interpretation or … [Read more...]

    Scholarship Opportunity

    Through The Looking Glass offers college scholarships to students who are the children of a parent with a disability.  While approximately 600 students apply every year, there are only 15 scholarships awarded so, if you're interested, start working on your application and essay, now - the application due date for 2014 is March 17th, which isn't all that far away. Through the Looking Glass (TLG) … [Read more...]

    Expanded eligibility for 2013 scholarships for students who have disabled parents, deadline March 11.

    A message from  the Scholarships Coordinator at Through the Looking Glass:Through the Looking Glass and its National Center for Parents with Disabilities and their Families have expanded the eligibility requirement for its 2013 Scholarships for Students who have Parents with Disabilities.   In addition to students enrolled in a two- or four-year college, students who … [Read more...]

    2013 AAPD Summer Internships in Washington, D.C.

    The American Association of People with Disabilities wants students for its Washington, D.C. summer internship program. The program is open to college students, law students, graduate students, and recent graduates with disabilities. This internship is a unique opportunity to work in public service for ten weeks on Capitol Hill, at federal agencies, nonprofits, and for-profit businesses. Interns … [Read more...]

    $2,500 education grant for legally-blind student

    San Francisco Chapter California Council of the BlindTHE $2,500 ALICE CHAVEZ PARDINI EDUCATION ADVANCEMENT GRANT2012WhoA legally-blind student in grades 3-12, college, graduate school, or a certificate program who lives in San Francisco, Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, or San Mateo counties.WhatThe San Francisco Chapter of the CCB will give a grant of up to $2,500 to a Bay Area person who … [Read more...]

    World Institute on Disability Center on Economic Growth 2012 Annual Policy Summit

    The World Institute on Disability Center on Economic Growth 2012 Annual Policy Summit is now open for registration. This year's Policy Summit focuses on pairing research and policy development in order tocollaboratively work towards:* a reformed benefits system;* improved education and employment outcomes for people withdisabilities;* technology solutions for accessibility issues; and* a … [Read more...]