BCIL 50 Years In: Wins, Lessons and What’s Next for Independent Living

2024 marks a major milestone for BCIL: we’re celebrating our 50th Anniversary. As one of the first Independent Living Centers in the country, BCIL plays a transformative role in creating and advocating for equal access to health care, affordable housing, accessible transportation, job and educational opportunities, and ADA compliance for residents of Greater Boston and […]

BCIL 50th Anniversary Celebration

Reggie Lewis Track & Athletic Center 1350 Tremont St, Boston, MA, United States

50 years ago, a handful of people with disabilities and community supporters decided to formalize their efforts to empower individuals with disabilities to control their lives and live independently and create what we now know as the Boston Center for Independent Living. Much has changed since 1974: passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act, proliferation […]

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