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Celebrating the Fair Housing Act

Homeownership was supposed to be this great equalizer. Still, too many of us are being left behind.

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Nutrition is for Everyone Recap

On March 13, 2024, The IMAGE Center Wellness Series was Nutrition for Everyone (Read Transcript). Since March also acknowledges National Nutrition Month, the event featured two special guests: Denise Lichaa, a registered dietitian for over 20 years; and Wendy Messersmith, a certified independent Optavia health coach. Both of our guests talked about the importance of […]

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The Life and Legacy of Judy Heumann

Judith “Judy” Heumann (1947-2023) is affectionately known as “The Mother” of disability rights movement. She was a fierce fighter for the disability community. At the age of 18 months, Judy contracted Polio. When she first tried to enroll in school she was told her wheelchair could be a fire hazard. She started Disability in Action group and […]

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Wellness Series Event Recap: At-Home Vaccine Programs

On January 10, 2024, we continued our IMAGE Wellness Series with a focus on in-home vaccine programs.

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Celebrating Ed Roberts: The Founder of the Independent Living Movement

The IMAGE Center, and all CILs, owe a lot to Ed Roberts, so we thought it only fitting that we honor him with a special celebration of Ed Roberts Day.