The official language has changed, but the process remains the same: when you have a complaint about the quality of an ICS service, tell an ICS staff member! She will record your complaint and file it with the department that exists to investigate complaints and resolve them as quickly as possible.
In December, ICS and the disability rights movement lost a dear friend, colleague and mentor when Senior VP of Independent Living Services Anna Fay died after a brief illness. You can listen to her reflect on a life of activism here.
The NYS Independent Living Council (NYSILC) has inducted three giants of ICS and disability rights history among the first honorees of the newly created New York State Disability Rights Hall of Fame.
Marilyn E. Saviola, ICS Senior Vice President of Advocacy and the Health Access Project, will be honored along with posthumous awards for Anna Cali Fay and Terence J. Moakley at an induction ceremony on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Troy.
A group of activist ICS members and other New Yorkers concerned about issues affecting people with disabilities celebrated its first anniversary late last year and voted to change its name to more clearly reflect its mission.