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August 2019

Art For All @ BCIL

August 7, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Boston Center for Independent Living, 60 Temple Place
Boston, MA 02111 United States
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Art for All at BCIL! Please join us for our social art group! Open to anyone with a disability, this is a time for relaxation and connection with others. No artistic experience needed. Materials provided.

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We Are Marvelous – Viewing Disability as a Superpower!

August 14, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
NonProfit Center, 89 South St.
Boston, MA 02111 United States
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WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 14, 9:30AM TO 3:30PM AT THE NONPROFIT CENTER (89 SOUTH STREET, BOSTON, MA 02111) INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES!  A SUPERHERO MOVIE!  SNACKS AND PIZZA PROVIDED! Join us for a SUPER introduction to disability pride, history and self-advocacy, followed by a screening of a superhero movie. Participants ages 14-22 will explore the power of disabilities through interactive activities inspired by contemporary superhero films and comics. Please RSVP  Dan Harris (dharris@bostoncil.org) Or call (617) 338-6665 x 202 Eventbrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/we-are-marvelous-tickets-61941029286

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September 2019

Housing Workshop

September 4, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day First of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 10:00 am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

BCIL Offices, 60 Temple Place, 5th Floor, Boston Center for Independent Living
Boston, MA 02111 United States
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Join us on the first and third Wednesday of every month to learn more about and how to apply for affordable housing options in your area. Our knowledgeable staff will answer all your questions and put you on the path to finding the housing that is right for you.

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DAAHR Forum on One Care and ACOs

September 18, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
St. Paul’s Cathedral, 138 Tremont Street
Boston, MA 02111 United States
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DAAHR Forum on One Care and ACOs Disability Advocates Advancing our Healthcare Rights (DAAHR) wants to hear from enrollees in MassHealth/ACOs/One Care about: • Challenges around durable medical equipment: wheelchair repairs, denial of bed mattresses, etc. • Trouble getting medical supplies (leg bags, diapers, Chux etc.) • Medical transportation concerns • Problems getting needed prescription medications (plan will not authorize a medication or will not pay for the medication) • Any difficulties with behavioral health services or PCAs (including for…

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October 2019

Art For All @ BCIL

October 2, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Boston Center for Independent Living, 60 Temple Place
Boston, MA 02111 United States
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A R T F O R A L L @ B C I L PLEASE JOIN US AT OUR MONTHLY ART GROUP! This month's theme will be HALLOWEEN! Open to anyone with a disability. No experience needed. Materials provided. We will be painting pumpkins and decorating treat bags for our annual Trek, Trot, and reat Event! Boston Center for Independent Living Downtown Crossing (by Macy's) 60 Temple Place, 5th floor (accessible) Boston, MA 02111  

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Art for All at BCIL

October 28, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Boston Center for Independent Living, 60 Temple Place
Boston, MA 02111 United States
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Art for All at BCIL "A Universe of My Own" Please join us for a one-time art group for those with disabilities. We will each focus on envisioning an inclusive world in which we feel hopeful and optimistic. Materials will be provided. No artistic experience needed.

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November 2019

Save the AAB! Action

November 1, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Massachusetts State House, 24 Beacon Street
Boston, MA 02111 United States
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What: Save the AAB! Action 11-01 3-6 pm When: 3-6 pm. We will gather at the 4th floor café at 2:45 pm Where: Governor’s Office, State House Event Info/About Section: Last week we showed up at Governor Baker’s office to demand the AAB keep its independence to ensure architectural accessibility in MA. We told him we’d be back if he wasn’t willing to meet with us. Please join us! The AAB is an independent authority ensuring access to housing, businesses,…

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Art for All at BCIL

November 6, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Boston Center for Independent Living, 60 Temple Place
Boston, MA 02111 United States
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Please join us for our monthly social art group! This month's theme will be gratitude.  Open to anyone with a disability. No experience needed. Materials provided.

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A Tribute to Sergio Goncalves

November 7, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
SEIU 32BJ, 26 West Street
Boston, MA 02111 United States
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BCIL will host “A Tribute to Sergio Goncalves,” the longtime BCIL leader and board chairperson who passed on October 8 following a brief illness, on Thursday, November 7 at 1:00 pm in the meeting hall of SEIU 32BJ, 26 West Street, Boston. All friends of Sergio and BCIL are most welcome. Please contact Susan Smith at ssmith@bostoncil.org for accommodations. Refreshments will be provided.

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2019 BCIL Annual Meeting

November 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
10 Park Plaza, 10 Park Plaza
Boston, MA United States
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You are invited to BCIL’s Annual Meeting, which will be held on Thursday, November 21 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at the State Transportation Building, 10 Park Plaza in Boston. In the past year we’ve advocated for more affordable and accessible housing, a stronger consumer voice in how MassHealth runs its programs, and for improved Ride service and more accessible buses and subways. And our staff has continued to provide quality IL services to thousands of people across the region.…

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