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STATEWIDE INDEPENDENT LIVING COUNCIL OF TENNESSEE

MLK quote displayed at a disability rights march with Justin Dart, Judith E. Heumann and other advocates - AZ SILC credit

Mission

The Statewide Independent Living Council of Tennessee (SILC), is a 501(c)3 independent nonprofit governed by people with disabilities. For more than 20 years, our mission has been to promote Independent Living (IL) philosophies in Tennessee and support its practices and values. As such, the SILC educates the community and public leaders about the IL philosophy, provides training and support to the Independent Living community, and facilitates funding opportunities for expanding the practice of IL in Tennessee.

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NEWS

Learn about the latest happenings at the SILC TN and across the state in our wonderful Centers for Independent Living.

Smiling woman with Cerebral Palsy walks using crutches down a library hall holding hands with a smiling man with Cerebral Palsy using a power wheelchair
Middle aged woman with T.A.R. Syndrome sits in her kitchen cutting vegetables with her husband for a meal at home

MEETINGS

The Statewide Independent Living Council’s quarterly meetings are open to the public. The next Quarterly Meeting will be held in January 18th, 2018 at the Disability Rights Tennessee offices in Nashville (2 International Plaza, Suite 825 Nashville, TN 37217) at 9am to 12 noon. If you would like to access this meeting remotely, please email a request to LinnetOverton@silctn.org.

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