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Apply today for the ICI’s Gopen and Crocker Disability Fellowships!

Apply today for the ICI’s Gopen and Crocker Disability Fellowships!

June 28th, 2022

Our Barbara Wilensky Gopen Memorial Fellowship and Allen C. Crocker Family Fellowship are part-time fellowship programs. Fellows work independently for 20 hours per week on projects of their choice and attend trainings and events to learn about…

Happy LGBTQ+ Pride Month!

Happy LGBTQ+ Pride Month!

June 21st, 2022

Happy LGBTQ+ Pride Month! As we celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer + (LGBTQ+) Pride Month in June 2022, we must acknowledge disabled LGBTQ+ advocates who have fought and are still fighting for justice at the intersections of…

ICI’s Dr. Heike Boeltzig-Brown accepted to the US-Japan Council as a Council Leader

ICI’s Dr. Heike Boeltzig-Brown accepted to the US-Japan Council as a Council Leader

June 15th, 2022

Join us in congratulating Dr. Heike Boeltzig-Brown for having been nominated and accepted to the US-Japan Council (USJC) as a Council Leader! Only highly accomplished professionals with significant experience in fulfilling the USJC’s mission are…

Meet our Advisory Board Members for the Professional Fellows Program on Inclusive Civic Engagement!

Meet our Advisory Board Members for the Professional Fellows Program on Inclusive Civic Engagement!

June 1st, 2022

The Professional Fellows Program on Inclusive Civic Engagement is a premier professional program funded by the US Department of State for emerging leaders in Africa to exchange and implement best practices for inclusive civic engagement…

Inclusion Illuminated: Apprenticeships for Youth in Underserved Rural Communities

Inclusion Illuminated: Apprenticeships for Youth in Underserved Rural Communities

May 31st, 2022

Apprenticeship opportunities are an important part of youth transition to adulthood and the workforce. The Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI) Rural Youth Apprenticeship Development (RYAD) Project promotes the development and advancement of state…

Minnesota’s Institute on Community Integration features several Think College achievements in their latest issue of Impact Magazine

Minnesota’s Institute on Community Integration features several Think College achievements in their latest issue of Impact Magazine

May 31st, 2022

Impact Magazine at the Institute on Community Integration (ICI Minnesota) is a triannual publication focused on issues that impact people with intellectual, developmental, and other disabilities. Several staff and consultants from the Institute for…

LEND Program Seeks Persons With Lived Experience for 9 Month Fellowship

LEND Program Seeks Persons With Lived Experience for 9 Month Fellowship

May 12th, 2022

The LEND Program is seeking Persons With Disabilities (PWD) with an interest in advocacy and mentorship to take part in the LEND fellowship that runs from September 2022 - May 2023. Massachusetts residents, age 23 and older with a developmental or…

Inclusion Illuminated: Professional Fellows Program on Inclusive Civic Engagement for emerging leaders in Africa

Inclusion Illuminated: Professional Fellows Program on Inclusive Civic Engagement for emerging leaders in Africa

May 9th, 2022

The Institute for Community Inclusion (ICI) has partnered with Humanity & Inclusion (HI) to introduce the Professional Fellows Program on Inclusive Civic Engagement, a new professional fellowship program for African disability leaders committed to…