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Independence Radio: Marilyn Saviola and the Fight for Independence

“It never felt right that I shouldn’t be able to live in the Community,” Marilyn Saviola, ICS Senior VP for Advocacy and the Women’s Health Access Project, told Independence Radio host Stephanie Wallace. “If I wanted to have a life, if I wanted to do things, I would have to fight for them. I knew that.” […]


Barbara “Bobbi” Linn – Advocate Extraordinaire

Longtime Independence Care System (ICS) member, and founder and first executive director of Bronx Independent Living Services (BILS) Barbara “Bobbi” Linn was one of several 2019 honorees inducted into the New York State Disability Rights Hall of Fame. In addition to being a powerful advocate for countless individuals with disabilities and an influential driver of […]


Women with Disabilities and Breast Cancer: Know Your Rights

Women with disabilities have an absolute right to receive breast cancer screening and ICS is here to help you when you are seeking this kind of care. Our “Know Your Rights” tip sheet is available in Spanish and English, and designed to support you in getting regular breast exams and cancer screenings. Developed with a grant from the […]