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Advancing the Human & Civil Rights of People with Disabilities in Illinois


Training Co-Sponsors

Co-sponsor a training on disability rights

Any group, public or private, can co-sponsor a training with us in their community.  Co-sponsors include:

  • Local consumer group
  • Parent organization
  • Self-help group
  • School
  • Service provider
  • Government agency


Co-sponsors are responsible for setting up the location for the training.  Location examples include:

  • The co-sponsoring group’s office
  • A local library
  • Public school
  • Town hall


Co-sponsors ask interested participants to register and ask if they need any accommodations or accessible formats.  They also get the word out to the participants with:

  • Fliers
  • Emails
  • Phone calls
  • Announcements

Past co-sponsors

  • Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Greater Chicago
  • Anixter Center
  • Bobby Wright Mental Health Center
  • Carson Elementary School
  • Center on Deafness
  • Central Plaza Home
  • Chicago ARC
  • Chicago Read Mental Health Center
  • Community Counseling Centers of Chicago
  • Council for Disability Rights
  • El Valor
  • Epilepsy Foundation
  • Evanston Mental Health Association
  • Fox Valley Depressive and Manic Depressive Association
  • Habilitative Systems Inc.
  • Harold Washington College
  • Howard Brown Health Center
  • Jewish Vocational Services
  • Little City
  • Lutheran Social Services
  • Mayor’s Office for People with Disabilities
  • Mental Health Consumer Education Consortium
  • Multiple Sclerosis Society
  • National Center for Latinos with Disabilities
  • People First of Blue Island
  • People First of Lee County
  • Peoria ARC
  • Progress Center for Independent Living
  • Schwab Rehabilitation Hospital & Care Network
  • Spectrum
  • Thresholds
  • Trilogy
  • United Cerebral Palsy of Greater Chicago
  • Vaughn Vocational High School
  • Victor C. Newmann Association
  • Will Grundy Center for Independent Living

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To become a Training Co-Sponsor or for more information about Training Institute, contact:

Rachel Arfa
312) 278-7001

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Last updated: August 14, 2018

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