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NCIL Proudly Presents: Information on the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act!

October 14, 2014; 4:00 p.m. Eastern

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The House and Senate have passed, and the President has signed, tNCIL logo - National Council on Independent Livinghe bipartisan and bicameral Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. WIOA is nNCIL logo - National Council on Independent LivingNCIL logo - National Council on Independent Livingow the law of the land!

NCIL will present information about what the law says about Independent Living, changes required by the law, and what is not changing.

This event is free for NCIL members and only $75.00 for non-members. To become a NCIL member, visit:

Please join us on Tuesday October 14th at 4:00 Eastern to learn what WIOA says about:

  • The establishment of the Independent Living Administration in the Administration for Community Living (ACL) within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
  • Transition as a fifth core service
  • How SILC activities will be improved and include resource development
  • SPIL sign-off and how CIL Directors are now included
  • How States will choose their ‘designated state entity’ (formerly known as the DSU)

This webinar will be presented by Shannon Jones and Vicki Haws, NCIL Rehab Act Co-Chairs, and Kelly Buckland, NCIL Executive Director.

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