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Funding is available to organizations in Indiana to carry out Community Projects

2014 Coros ADA Grant Recipients


ADA-Indiana, with generous support from the Indiana Governor's Council for People with Disabilities, was pleased to support FOUR organizations through the 2014 Coros ADA Community Grants program. The purpose of the program is to promote increased implementation of the ADA and Livable Communities in Indiana. The funded organizations included:

Southern Indiana Center for Independent Living (Mitchell, Lawrence County)


The Southern Indiana Center for Independent Living (SICIL) received funding to support the training of their staff and community partners to be a community resource on accessibility and the Americans with Disabilities Act to local government and businesses. SICIL hosted a training workshop that included a title I update and included a field-based exercise for participants on how to do an accessibility survey.

Indiana Chapter of Black Deaf Advocates


The Indiana Chapter of Black Deaf Advocates hosted a training event on the Americans with Disabilities Act for Deaf and Hard of Hearing advocates featuring Opeoluwa Sotonwa, the Executive Director of the Missouri Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and Chair of the National Black Deaf Advocates.

Evansville Human Rights Commission


The Evansville Human Rights Commission received funding to support the training of their staff, advisory council, and other community partners to be a community resource on accessibility and the Americans with Disabilities Act to local businesses. The Commission hosted a training workshop that included a field-based exercise for participants on how to use the tools and the ADA Checklist from the ADA National Network.

Hamilton Behavioral Health Center (City of Terre Haute and surrounding communities)


The Hamilton Center received funding to provide three workshops on promoting the employment of people with disabilities. The Hamilton Center collaborated with other members of the Wabash Valley Business Leadership Network.

Questions?


If you have any questions about ADA-Indiana's Coros ADA Community Grants program, please contact Matt Norris, Project Staff, at 812-855-6508 or e-mail adainfo@indiana.edu.

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