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Disability Pride Month

Honoring our Roots. Celebrating our Future.

Disability Pride Flag

July 29th

12:00 PM - 5:00 PM at Ed Roberts Campus

3075 Adeline St, Berkeley, CA 94703

Graphic of Judith Heumann with angel wings sitting in her wheelchair. Flowers are below her.

Judith Heumann with angel wings sitting in her wheelchair - Artwork by CIL Board Member Krystina Wray Jackson

Join us for a day of music, performance, disability rights and justice history, vendors, food, crafts, and kids activities in honor of some of the founding members and staff of the CIL and to celebrate the CIL staff and Board of today. 

  • Participate in creating a Memorial Display: Art table at which people can make memorial pieces to place on a memorial display and memorial candles for an ancestor with disabilities who they want to create a candle in honor of to take home.

  • Enjoy DJs and Performers

  • Learn Disability Rights & Justice History: Meet activists, artists, and other changemakers with disabilities through role plays by staff and young CIL consumers. 

  • Sit down for a movie screening: Watch short films on changemakers with disabilities across different sectors, backgrounds, and experiences. 

  • Kid's Corner: Crafts, balloon art, face painting, activities, snacks, and prizes.

  • Exhibited Art & Art Vendors: Enjoy and purchase art and crafts from artists and vendors with disabilities.

We will provide ASL interpreters, childcare, food, quiet space and masks for all participants (masks will be required).

If you have any questions, contact Sara Kershnar at  skershnar@centerforindependentliving.org 

CIL Memorial List

(People who worked at CIL and/or were instrumental in its work, from its founding through the mid/late 1970s. Current through May 22, 2023.)

Compiled by Ken Stein

Bob Allamand
Tom Avilla
Betty Bacon
Jan Balter
Shelley Bergum
Don Berry
Dr. Sheldon Berroll
Edna Brean
Anna Broaddus
Charlie Brown
Doug Brown
Mary Brown
Phil Chavez
Catherine Caulfield
Paul Church
Chuck Cole
Kitty Cone
Dale Dahl
Linda Davis
Nancy D'Angelo
Chris (Pocock) Domingo
Phil Draper
Kari Eells
Charlotte Ferris
Olin Fortney
Molly Fredericks
Adina Friedman

Sid Fry
Don Galloway
F.R. (Rocky) Gomez
Sharon Hamner
John Hessler
Judith (Judy) Heumann
Mary Ann Hiserman
Joyce Jackson
Neil Jacobson
Steven Handler Klein
Howie Harp
Hal Kirshbaum
Johnnie Lacy
David Landes
Larry Langdon
Peter Leech
Brad Lomax
Scott Luebking
Neil Marcus
Michele Martin
John McLaughlin, presumed / Thailand tsunami 2004.
Earl McKeever
Bob Metz
Mary Elyn O'Grady
Susan O’Hara
Mary Jane Owen
Clem Oishi

Michael Pachovas

Carmen Paz Anderson

Laura Rauscher

Dan Read

Ed Roberts

Kathy Roberts

Randy Roberts

Jack Rowan

Mariana Ruybalid

Greg Sanders

Dick Santos

Dottie SantaPaul

Si Shodel

A.J. Smaldone

Greg Smith

Sandra Thaler

Lynn Kidder Tijerina

Peter Trier

Ron Washington

Cece Weeks

Wally Whelan

Celeste White

Willie Winocur

Michael Winter

Jerry Wolf

Ray Zanella

Hale Zukas

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