RTC: Rural - Association of Programs for Rural Independent Living-Annual Conference
The Association of Programs for Rural Independent Living (APRIL) is holding its annual conference in Virginia Beach October 16th-19th. The theme of this year’s conference is “Virginia is for Advocates: Starting a New Revolution at the Beach,” and the focus is on independent living, advocacy and transition services. Attendees come to the conference from Centers for Independent Living (CIL) across the country and include executive directors, advocates, direct services staff, peers and youth. During the Friday pre-conference, youth will have a day devoted to learning about the ADA, disability history and creating real change in their communities. At the general conference sessions, participants will have the opportunity to attend trainings designed to support their centers in service delivery and advocacy.
Read more about the conference on the RTC:Rural website: http://rtc.ruralinstitute.umt.edu/association-of-programs-for-rural-independent-living-annual-conference/