College Students: Apply for Summer Internships at Ohio’s Top Tech Companies

February 09, 2024 (COLUMBUS, Ohio) – The Ohio Department of Development invites college students with a variety of backgrounds and an interest in technology to apply for an internship. The Ohio Third Frontier, a Development program, is now accepting applications for the College Technology Internship Program through which students canRead More

New Council Meeting Website

The Ohio SILC is working on a new meeting website to give you even easier access to information about the SILC and committee meetings. While we continue to work on updating and improving the website, we are excited to give the public a new and improved way to interact withRead More

February 22, 2024 Ohio SILC Meetings

February 22, 2024 Ohio SILC Meetings Meetings will be held at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Columbus Airport 2886 Airport Dr, Columbus, OH 43219   Full SILC Business Meeting 1:30PM – 4:00PM   SPIL Committee 10:30AM – 12:00PM Advocacy Committee 11:30AM – 12:30PM Education and Outreach Committee 12:00PM – 1:00PMRead More

US DOJ Voting Listening Session on February 6th, 2024

US DOJ Voting Listening Session to Share Barriers Faced by Individuals with Disabilities Event Start: February 6th, 2024 at 4:00 pm Event End: February 6th, 2024 at 5:30 pm   Please join the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio and the Department of Justice’s Disability Rights Section,Read More

VOTING SCHEDULE – 2024 PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION | MARCH 19, 2024

For specific information on where to vote, check with your county board of elections. For information on voters with disabilities, visit the Ohio Secretary of State’s website.   2024 PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY ELECTION | MARCH 19, 2024 Military & Overseas Absentee Voting: Begins February 2 Deadline to Register to Vote: FebruaryRead More

Ed Roberts Day

On January 23rd we celebrate Ed Roberts Day to honor the man frequently called the father of the Independent Living movement. Ed Roberts (January 23, 1939-March 14, 1995) was an advocate and an activist. He was a leader in the civil rights movement and championed the rights of people withRead More

The Accessible Ohio Playbook Webinar Series (OOD)

Opportunities for Ohioans with Disabilities (OOD) is pleased to present a six-part webinar series — The Accessible Ohio Playbook. This webinar series will include guidelines from the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the intent of a universal design approach, the four priority areas of the accessibility journey, and the roleRead More

OSILC 30th Anniversary Celebration

Join us to celebrate 30 years of promoting inclusion, independence, and empowerment of people with disabilities. OCTOBER 25, 2023 | 12:30PM THE OHIO STATEHOUSE ATRIUM Light refreshments will be provided. Awards will be presented to individuals and organizations that are promoting and supporting Independent Living in Ohio. RSVP Ohio SILCRead More

U.S. Access Board Seeks Public Comment

U.S. Access Board Seeks Public Comment on Final Specification for Low Transfer Surface Height of Medical Diagnostic Equipment   More Info:  U.S. Access Board Seeks Public Comment on Final Specification for Low Transfer Surface Height of Medical Diagnostic Equipment (access-board.gov)

Center for Independent Living (CILs) Funding

Center for Independent Living (CILs) Funding The Ohio Statewide Independent Living Council (SILC) and the Centers for Independent Living (CILs) want to thank the General Assembly for the continued support of the work our network does. We appreciate the House adding one million in funding, and the Senate further increasingRead More