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IL-NET National T&TA Center for Independent Living Presents… A National Webinar: Non-Traditional Transitions

January 25, 2023; 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. Eastern

Register online or email [email protected] for more information.

The IL-NET National Training & Technical Assistance (T&TA) Center operated by ILRU in collaboration with NCIL, APRIL, and the University of Montana Rural Institute and RTC: Rural, supports CILs and SILCs in building capacity to run strong, effective organizations. This webinar will discuss varied approaches and strategies surrounding non-traditional transitions and diversions, such as transitioning from the justice system or coordinating appropriate housing during and after a disaster or public emergency.


  • Sharif Brown, Program Manager for State Reentry, Alliance of Disability Advocates
  • Betzaida Ramos Chárriez, Directora Ejecutiva, Movimiento para el Alcance de Vida Independiente (MAVI)
  • Marly Saade, PCA Program Coordinator, The Center for Disability Empowerment
  • Susan Hetrick, M.Ed., Executive Director, The Center for Disability Empowerment
  • Jeff Hughes, Executive Director, Progressive Independence

Registration Fee

This event is free-of-charge but online registration is required. 

Target Audience

Executive directors, program managers, and staff members of Centers for Independent Living

What You Will Learn

  • Describe a broader understanding of institutional settings related to transition and diversion
  • Identify possible partnerships for increased transition services in your catchment area
  • Describe strategies to capture services that should be identified as transition

Presented by the IL-NET National Training and Technical Assistance (T&TA) Center for Independent Living operated by ILRU (Independent Living Research Utilization). The IL-NET T&TA Center provides training and technical assistance to centers for independent living and statewide independent living councils. The IL-NET T&TA Center is supported by grant numbers 90ILTA0002 and 90ISTA0002 from the U.S. Administration for Community Living, Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. 20201. Grantees undertaking projects under government sponsorship are encouraged to express freely their findings and conclusions. Points of view or opinions do not, therefore, necessarily represent official Administration for Community Living policy.