Disability Candidates Forum:

Illinois Governor’s Race

DISABILITY CANDIDATES FORUM:

Illinois Governor's Race

Thursday, January 18, 2018 – Original Event

3:00 pm – 4:30 pm Central at Access Living, 115 W. Chicago Avenue, Chicago

Welcome disability voters! We at Access Living, along with over 30 supporting organizations were excited to host two Disability Candidates Forums for the March 20 Illinois primary election. The first was the forum for the Governor's Race, which was webcast for free live from this page! We were excited to make this event accessible around the state via the Internet.

The live webcast is still available at this
link for the next 90 days.

CART: Real time captioning was available during the forum; the transcript is at this
link .

PARTIES AROUND THE STATE

Final list of hosts included:
1. AIM Center for Independent Living
2. IMPACT Center for Independent Living
3. Lake County Center for Independent Living
4. Lake County Center for Independent Living
5. LIFE Center for Independent Living
6. OFA Center for Independent Living
7. Options Center for Independent Living
8. Progress Center for Independent Living
9. Springfield Center for Independent Living
10. Disability Resource Center Joliet
11. CSH (Corporation for Supportive Housing)


SUPPORTING ORGANIZATIONS:
Access Living
AIDS Foundation of Chicago
AIM CIL (Downers Grove, Illinois)Arc of Illinois
Chicago ADAPT
Corporation for Supportive Housing
Disability Resource Center Joliet
Equip for Equality
Going Home Illinois
Health and Medicine Policy Research Group
Illinois Association of the Deaf
Illinois Network of Centers for Independent Living
IMPACT CIL (Alton, Illinois)
Inclusion PAC
Indivisible Illinois
Lake County Center for Independent Living
LIFE CIL (Bloomington, Illinois)
National Coalition for Latinxs with Disabilities (CNLD)
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Greater Illinois Chapter (GIC)
Next Steps
Opportunities for Access center for Independent Living (Mt. Vernon, IL)
Options Center for Independent Living (Bourbonnais, IL)
Pace CIL (Urbana, IL)
Progress Center for Independent Living (Oak Park, Illinois)
RAMP CIL (Rockford, Illinois)
Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
The (Illinois) Self Advocacy Alliance
Springfield Center for Independent Living
Statewide Independent Living Council of Illinois
Thresholds

Allies:
Indivisible Illinois
Indivisible Oak Park Area