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  • Support the BRILC through Kroger Plus

    If you shop at Kroger, you can now help BRILC by designating us as the agency to benefit from Kroger’s Community Rewards Program at no cost to you. If you already have a Kroger Rewards Account, go to  Be sure you have your Kroger Plus card handy. Click on “Community” and then “Community Rewards.”  […]

  • 50 Most Affordable Online Colleges, provides a list of college programs that offer students the most value for their tuition dollars. They’ve set out to find the degree programs that best combine value and affordability, and recently published our list of the most valuable online programs in the nation.  Their rankings utilize a complex methodology and take a combination of factors into […]

  • April 7th “National Check Your Statement Day”

    To help secure your today and tomorrow we ask that you check your Social Security Statement every year because we base our benefit calculations on the earnings information in the Statement. Errors could prevent workers or their family members from receiving benefits they are due. We’re calling attention to this special day with a “Thunderclap” […]

  • TAKE ACTION! urge Senator Kaine and Warner to support the right of all people with disabilities

    TAKE ACTION! Call 1-866-220-0044. Ask for Senator Kaine’s office. Ask for Senator Warner’s office Say: “Please cosponsor the Disability Integration Act (S.2427). As an initial cosponsor of the Equality Act, I know the Senator understands the importance of civil rights and I’m hoping he will cosponsor this vital civil rights legislation for people with disabilities […]

  • Youth Leadership Forum Applications

    YLF is a personal, leadership, and career development training program for rising high school juniors and seniors with developmental and other disabilities who have demonstrated leadership potential and motivation. Click to READ MORE ABOUT YLF

  • Agreement with Greyhound to Resolve Nationwide Pattern or Practice of Disability Discrimination

    Under the terms of a consent decree filed by the Justice Department today, Greyhound Lines, Inc., the nation’s largest provider of intercity bus transportation, will implement a series of systemic reforms to resolve allegations that it repeatedly violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA); will pay $300,000 in compensation to certain passengers with disabilities identified […]

  • Virginia General Assembly Disability Issue (Webinars)

    The Virginia Association of Centers for Independent Living will hold weekly webinars to discuss state legislation addressing disability issues. The webinars will be held on Wednesdays at 3:00pm. Each webinar is expected to be from 20-45 minutes. Disability organizations are invited to provide information on the issues they are working. Please register to participate in […]