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June 2018




NYSILC Awards First Eight Inductees

The New York State Independent Living Council (NYSILC) recently celebrated its inaugural New York State Disability Rights Hall of Fame (HOF) induction at a dinner in Troy, N.Y.

Eight advocates were honored for their work and advocacy for people with disabilities. Inductees were all praised for their “extraordinary work” for people with disabilities throughout their lives, each fighting for independence for themselves as well as people in the diability community.

“Our disability community is blessed with considerable talent,” said NYSILC Exec. Dir. Brad Williams. “The diverse efforts and accomplishments of the 2018 inductees will establish a benchmark for future years.”

Read more about Honorees in the NY edition of Able News

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