30th Anniversary of the Independent Living Center of the North Shore and Cape Ann, Inc.

Service and advocacy for another 30 years beginning with a celebration on Thursday, April 27, 2017. ILCNSCA serves those of all ages with all types of disabilities and seniors to live as independently as they choose and to participate in community life in the North Shore and Cape Ann. Hope to see you on April 27, 2017, at the Kernwood Country Club from 4:30 PM to 7:00 PM. Suggested donation for tickets is $30 per person, more if you can, less if you cannot. Register here and please bring the ticket with you for one free beverage at the bar! Please spread the word.

Massachusetts Annual Independent Living Education Day

Where: Great Hall  State House 24 Beacon St. Boston, MA 02133

When: Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Time: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

2017 Priorities: Align MA AAB regulations with the ADA, support Independent Living Centers, increase funding for AHVP Vouchers, access to Health Care

What should you do: To attend as part of the group with the ILCNSCA, RSVP by 3/15/17 to Nick Holzthum by phone at 978-741-0077 Ext. 220 or email: nholzthum@ilcnsca.org with “IL Education Day RSVP” in the subject line. The ILCNSCA group will meet just outside the Great Hall entrance (2nd floor) at

10:30 AM. Attendees will need to arrange their own transportation to the State House.

*Note: For MBTA ‘The RIDE’ users, we recommend drop off and pick up at the Capitol Coffee House at 122 Bowdoin Street in Boston, which is directly across the street from the accessible State House entrance.

A bagged lunch will be provided to all participants. This event is supported by the SILC Public Education & Information Committee, Massachusetts 11 Independent Living Centers, MRC State Rehab Council, & Disability Policy Consortium.


Rescheduled North Shore Pride Annual LGBTQ+ Professional Networking Event Thursday, March 23, 2017

Due to impending snowstorm and the safety of everyone North Shore Pride have decided to reschedule the North Shore Pride Annual LGBTQ+ Professional Networking Event originally scheduled for Thursday, February 9, 2017. The new date is Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. at the Danversport Yacht Club 161 Elliott St. Danvers, MA

When: Thursday, March 23, 2017

Time: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Location: Danversport Yacht Club 161 Elliott St. Danvers, MA

Join us for this free event. We invite you to network and meet the many business vendors in attendance. Appetizers served, cash bar, free parking. Senator Elizabeth Warren joins us via Video Feed. Janson Wu, Executive Director Gay, Lesbian, Advocates & Defenders Keynote Speaker.

Independent Living Center of the North Shore and Cape Ann, Inc. is a proud sponsor for this event.


Deaf and Hard of Hearing Constituents’ Annual Day Program and annual awards

When: Monday, March 13, 2017

Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Location: Massachusetts State House Great Hall 24 Beacon St, Boston, MA 02133

A gathering of Statewide Advisory Council members, community members, legislators, and state agency directors.  For more information and/or to request close vision/tactile interpreters: Ami.Hanigan@MassMail.State.MA.US. Deadline for communication access requests is: February 13, 2017.

Afternoon Legislative Visits: Meet with your legislators to discuss community concerns and bills of interest. Schedule your visits in advance; find your legislators names and contact information on the web at www.malegislature.gov. To request communication access: contact the ADA Coordinator at the State House by email at carl.richardson@state.ma.us or via phone at 857-400-5502. Requests are due by February 27, 2017.


The Disability Law Center and Digital Eyes Film, invite you to a World Premiere screening of: HEALING VOICES

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Kendal Square Cinema

One Kendal Square at 355 Binney St.

Cambridge, Massachusetts




You are invited to a screening of HEALING VOICES, featuring a dialogue after the film with PJ Moynihan (Writer/Director), Oryx Cohen (Subject/Co-Producer), Chris Griffin (Executive Director of the Disability Law Center), officials from the Massachusetts Public Health Community, and additional guest.


This event is free and open to the public but space is limited. You must RSVP to attend this event. Communication Access Realtime Translation will be provided.


Please Note: Out of consideration for people with environmental illness and/or multiple chemical sensitivity, please refrain from using perfume or other scented products.


RSVP and request accommodations by August 14, 2016



Register Online: http://www.dlc-ma.org/_conf2/register.asp  or  contact Amanda if you have any questions. mail@dlc-ma.org or 617-723-8455 Ext 123

Mayor Martin J. Walsh & the Mayor’s Commission for Persons with Disabilities present A.D.A. Celebration Day

Wednesday July 13, 2016 12PM  – 3 PM

Boston City Hall Plaza 1 City Hall Square Boston, MA 02201



A FREE event for children, families, & individuals of all abilities




New This Year
Government Center MBTA Station – Now ADA Compliant & Open to the Public
To request accommodations, contact us by July 1st at:  617-635-3682 or disability@boston.gov


For more information & updates, visit www.boston.gov/disability
* Wheelchair Access * ASL * CART * Scent-free *