Creating an Accessible Political Campaign

Whether you’re running for office or volunteering for a political candidate or social issue, campaign materials, events, and activities need to be accessible to people with disabilities. Check out this resource that includes tips for reaching voters with disabilities, and how to make your campaign accessible to everyone!

Accessible Political Campaigns

The Idaho SILC Needs You Today!

The Idaho State Independent Living Council (SILC) is seeking a new member from Region 2 (Latah, Clearwater, Nez Perce, Lewis, or Idaho Counties) and Region 3 (Adams, Washington, Payette, Gem, Canyon or Owyhee Counties.)

The Idaho SILC upholds the principles of the Independent Living movement:  peer support, self-help, self-determination, equality and positive systemic change.  The Council is made up of a diverse group of volunteers with disabilities from across Idaho.  Council members may serve up to two, three-year terms.

The Council meets four times a year in Boise.  We meet for two days in January and July and for one day in April and October.  Transportation, meals and lodging expenses are paid by the Idaho SILC.  The Idaho SILC will also cover expenses for personal support during meetings if required.

Idaho SILC membership provides opportunities for growth in leadership, increased knowledge about Independent Living and disability issues, and a chance to give back to your community.  Additionally, Idaho SILC members have opportunities to attend annual state and national conferences.

If you are an adult with a disability and you live in one of the counties listed above, please consider applying to become a member of the SILC.  Simply complete and return a SILC Application Form.  Applicants are encouraged to attach a letter of reference and a resume. We understand that not everyone has a resume.  Tell us why you would like to join the Idaho SILC.

Contact our office if you have questions or need help completing the form:  (208) 334-3800 or toll-free 1-800-487-4866.

SILC Application Form

Ways the SILC and the Centers for Independent Living (CILs) support Idahoans with disabilities

PUBLIC NOTICE: Statewide Independent Living Needs Assessment

The Idaho State Independent Living Council (SILC) is partnering with the Idaho Centers for Independent Living (CILs) to host public meetings across Idaho.  Public meetings will be held in Boise, Caldwell, Sandpoint, Coeur d’Alene, Lewiston, Grangeville, McCall, Twin Falls, Burley, Pocatello, Idaho Falls, Rexburg and Driggs. 

Print or save PDF document with all locations, dates and times.  All locations are accessible and materials are provided in accessible formats. 

To request other accommodations, call the SILC at least 7 days in advance (208) 334-3800; toll-free 1-800-487-4866 or email: