2024-06-18 INSILC Public Meeting to be held June 20th and shares Final Version document of the State Plan for Independent Living

INSILC June Public Meeting:

Date:  Thursday – June 20, 2024

Set Up/Accessibility Checks: 12:45-1pm EST

Meeting Time: 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EST

Platform:   Zoom Webinar

https://zoom.us/j/95965033155

Or One tap mobile :

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Webinar ID: 959 6503 3155

INSILC June Public Meeting Documents:

DRAFT: April 10, 2024 Meeting Minutes

2024-04-10 Public Meeting – Minutes – Draft WORD

2024-04-10 Public Meeting – Minutes – Draft PDF

June 20, 2024 Meeting Agenda

2024-06-20 Public Meeting Agenda – WORD

2024-06-20 Public Meeting Agenda – PDF

2025-27 State Plan for Independent Living Final

SPIL FY25-27 Final- WORD

SPIL FY25-27 Final – PDF

SPIL FY25-27 Final – Accessible  (Word document without tables)

 

2024-05-13 INSILC hosts second of two Town Hall Listening Sessions for the State Plan for Independent Living

New Executive Director Mike Foddrill hosted 5/9 & 5/13 2024 Public Input Sessions:  Town Hall Listening Tour Meetings for Version 1 of the Goals, Objectives, and Indicators for the Indiana State Plan for Independent Living.   The following meetings were held:

   5/9/2024 – SPIL Public Input Session 3:00pm – 5:00pm EST – Indianapolis, IN- Indianapolis Public Library- West 38th Branch with 21 participants, and 9 meeting support persons.

   5/13/2024 – SPIL Public Input Session 11:30am – 1:30pm EST – Indianapolis, IN- Indianapolis Public Library- Glendale Mall Branch with 13 participants and 9 meeting support persons.

Additional comments may be made on the Version 1 until 5pm EST on May 14th at:
https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=dPasv25FAEylwgujo9ObxIkVZgNX-VhDpnFqgWlReZZUN0UwWEFMU08xOVAzQ0lNNUNPUk5FRENOMiQlQCN0PWcu 

The SPIL committee will be meeting again on May 20th to finalize the full document to post on the INSILC website and share for public feedback and comment responses starting on May 20th through June 7th, 2024. 

Once this feedback from the public, the Centers for Independent Living Directors, and the Designated State Entity are received and agreed upon, the document shall be voted upon at the June 20th, 2024 INSILC full council meeting. Pending approval through each of these steps, submission will be made to the American Council for Living (ACL) administration by June 30th, 2024. 

 

2024-04-02 INSILC Welcomes new Executive Director!

2024-02-22 INSILC SPIL Committee receives initial feedback during CIL Director Input Meeting

The INSILC SPIL committee held it’s first Centers for Independent Living (CIL) Directors’ Input meeting on February 22nd to gain input and feedback from want to see in their communities.  The feedback provided during this meeting has been compiled and attached for review.

Additional CIL Director Input meetings will be scheduled to gain to ensure involvement and collaboration with Indiana’s CILs.

2024-02-22 INSILC SPIL Committee receives initial feedback during Public Information Gathering Meeting

The INSILC SPIL committee held it’s first Public Input Gathering meeting on February 22nd to hear what the community want to see in their communities.  The feedback provided during this meeting has been compiled and attached for review.

Additional Public Input Gathering meetings will be scheduled to gain input from Indiana’s disability communities.

INSILC SPIL Committee announces Public Information Gathering Meeting

Please come share your input on the needs and barriers to be addressed in the 2025-2027 SPIL.   The SPIL committee is seeking public input.

Unsure of what the SPIL is or what it says?  Learn more here:

INSILC SPIL Information & Committee

Meeting information:

  • Date:  Thursday – February 22, 2024
  • Set Up/Accessibility Checks: 4:45 p.m. – 5 p.m. EST
  • Meeting Time: 5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. EST
  • OPEN FOR PUBLIC COMMENTS RELATED TO THE SPIL

Please click the link below to join the Public Meeting:

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Meeting ID: 978 0424 2769
Passcode: 830726

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ASL Interpretation and CART (Live Captioning) will be present during the committee meetings.

For disability-related accommodation requests, please contact the INSILC Chair, by e-mail Chair@indianasilc.org.  Accommodation requests can be made at any time, although making a request at least five to seven business days in advance helps to ensure availability of the accommodation.

Image of Flyer of notice of Public Meeting hosted by INSILC: Dark blue background with tan accent boxes with text in contracting colors of tan, black, and white. Flyer wording: Indiana Statewide Independent Living Council Notice of Public Meeting INSILC Public Information Gathering Session February 22, 2024 The Indiana Statewide Independent Living Council seeks Public input for the 2025-2027 State Plan for Independent Living (SPIL). Learn more about the SPIL here. To be hosted via ZOOM on Feb. 22nd from 5 to 6:30 p.m. EST. Accessibility checks from 4:45-5 p.m. EST. To attend via Zoom, please go to: Public Meeting Link FEBRUARY 22, 2024 INSILC PUBLIC INFORMATION GATHERING SESSION ASL Interpretation and CART (Live Captioning) will be present during the public meeting. Those needing reasonable accommodations to participate in INSILC public meetings must notify the INSILC Chair, Abagail Fleenor, at: chair@indianasilc.org .

INSILC Announces Council Nominee Submissions

January 10, 2024:  The INSILC Nomination committee announces ten INSILC Council Nominees submitted to Indiana Governor’s office for appointment.

Ten candidates have been given to Gov. Holcomb’s office for approval and appointment to the Indiana Statewide Independent Living Council.   The following individuals have been nominated.

We are excited and anxiously await the appointments and having new members on INSILC!

INSILC Announces Executive Director Job Search

December 11, 2023:  INSILC Announces Executive Director Job Search

Executive Director Job Description

Application Process:

Email resume, a cover letter, and three references to:  HR@indianasilc.org.

No phone calls please.

FY25-27 SPIL Committee posts Timeline 

September 11, 2023:  FY25-27 SPIL Committee posts Timeline  (Timeline updated effective 02.13.2024)

Some dates are place holders and will be updated as soon as a confirmed date and location are determined.  It is anticipated that additional meetings of sub-committees will be required–these will be posted as soon as information is available.

Questions about the SPIL Committee can be directed to:  Chair@indianasilc.org

12/15/2023 11/15/2023:  SPIL Committee application forms posted.

01/15/2024 12/15/2023:  SPIL Committee application deadline

01.29.2024 01/15/2024:  SPIL Committee Meeting #1

02/22/2024 11/30/2023:  Public Information Gathering Meeting #1

03/01/2024:  SPIL Committee Meeting #2

04/15/2024:  Public Information Gathering Meeting #2

05/01/2024:  SPIL posted for public comments.

05/15/24:  SPIL Committee Meeting #3

06/30/2024:  SPIL submitted.

Nominating Committee Opens Council Member Applications

August 30, 2023:  Nominating Committee Opens Council Member Applications

Application Deadline:  September 15, 2023

The INSILC Nominating Committee invites interested Hoosiers to join the Council.  The Council is looking for people with disabilities, parents and guardians of people with disabilities, advocates of and for people with disabilities, representatives from private businesses, and representatives from organizations providing services to people with disabilities.  Information on the process, application forms, and a job description can be found at the links below:

INSILC Membership Job Description (Word)

INSILC Membership Job Description (PDF)

INSILC Information Document (Word)

INSILC Information Document (PDF)

INSILC Letter for Membership (Word)

INSILC Letter for Membership (PDF)

INSILC Membership Application Letter (Word)

INSILC Membership Application Letter (PDF)

How to submit a completed INSILC Membership application:

Please submit the completed application one of the following ways:

  1. Complete “Submit” below for this online Microsoft Forms version of the application:

Form Link:  https://forms.office.com/r/TMyxDPekBx

  1. Email an electronic version of the application and documents to Nominating Chair:

kweldy@indianasilc.org

a.    Email subject line: ATTN: INSILC Nominating Committee
b.    A completed full scan or copy of the application.
c.    Any supplemental documents or files to be submitted with the application.

 

  1. Mail a paper version of the application and documents to:

Indiana Statewide Independent Living Council

615 N. Alabama Street, Suite 140​

Indianapolis, IN 46204​

INSILC names committee chairs

May 2023

I, Abagail Fleenor, am happy to announce that I have appointed Chairs to our SPIL committee and Nominations committee.  The positions are effective immediately.

SPIL Committee Chair:  Emma Sullivan

Nominations Committee Chair:  Kacie Weldy