The National Council on Independent Living is the longest-running national cross-disability, grassroots organization run by and for people with disabilities. Founded in 1982, NCIL represents thousands of organizations and individuals including: Centers for Independent Living (CILs), Statewide Independent Living Councils (SILCs), individuals with disabilities, and other organizations that advocate for the human and civil rights of people with disabilities throughout the United States.
The Press Room contains organizational news and go-to documents.
Reporters: Reporters looking to interview individuals with disabilities or an organization run by and for people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to contact our office at 202-207-0334 to be directed to the person with the most expertise in the area of inquiry. Please identify yourself as a reporter, the issue you are inquiring about, and your deadline.
2016 Annual Report (PDF)
- 2016 Annual Report (plain text)
- Policy Priorities: Spring 2017 (plain text)