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News (3/20/20): Jacksonville Regional Transportation Center at LaVilla

FROM JTA: The Jacksonville Transportation Authority will officially open the JRTC at LaVilla on Monday, March 30, 2020. We are excited to enter a new era of mobility options within the region. Before we open to the public, we are staging (rain or shine) planned simulations/training exercises to ensure that the JTA is fully prepared to address operational and customer scenarios.

An old photo of people using wheelchairs who are advocating for their rights. A sign is attached to the back of a wheelchair that reads "We Shall Overcome".

What is a Center for Independent Living?

The term “center for independent living” means a consumer‑controlled, community‑based, cross‑disability, nonresidential private nonprofit agency that is designed and operated within a local community by individuals with disabilities and provides an array of independent living services.

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Toccara James : Employee of Excellence

The ILRC’s Employee of the Quarter Award recognizes the accomplishments of employees that perform exemplary service. Nominees are selected each quarter by employee vote and meeting the qualifications listed. For this quarter, the ILRC has chosen Toccara James for her exemplary service.

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NEWS RELEASE: The Able Trust awards ILRC $250k Employment Grant

“I am so thrilled for this exciting partnership between The Able Trust and the Independent Living Resource Center that will change lives here in the Jacksonville area,” said State Senator Aaron Bean. “Both of these excellent organizations are doing so much to create employment opportunities for Floridians with disabilities, and I can’t wait to see what can be accomplished with this grant.”

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Jose Morales: Employee of Excellence

The ILRC’s Employee of the Quarter Award recognizes the accomplishments of employees that perform exemplary service. Nominees are selected each quarter by employee vote and meeting the qualifications listed. For this quarter, the ILRC has chosen Jose Morales for his exemplary service.

Left to Right: Nathan Polete (PB), Teri Davis (PB), April Baker (ILRC), and Tyler Morris (ILRC) at 2018 Ability Awards.

News Release

The Able Trust on Friday launched Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM) activities in Orlando and announced the recipients of its 2018 Ability Awards.