ILO Insights

How Far We’ve Come

ILO InsightsILO Fundraising Goal: $16,000 $11,000+! We are almost there – can you believe it?Route: The ride is a 53-mile loop with 4 stops in DC and Maryland in areas where ILO self-advocates live (see schedule and location below) Keeping It Small & Safe: Masks...

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ILO’s Unsung Heroes!

ILO InsightsILO's Unsung HeroesMaedi Tanham Carney Founder & Executive Director, ILOCan you guess who they are? We are so lucky as a small non-profit organization to have so many talented, caring, and dedicated members who volunteer. Without each of you jumping in...

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Ready, Set . . . Soon!

ILO InsightsReady, Set . . . Soon!Maedi Tanham Carney Founder & Executive Director, ILOSome of us are ready to start moving forward but only with safeguards in place! We know how important our personal support is to our self-advocates. We have always been there to...

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A Summer Like No Other

ILO Insights July 8, 2020A Summer Like No OtherMaedi Tanham Carney Founder & Executive Director, ILOBut ILO Keeps Doing What ILO Does Best! This summer may be quiet for some but not for ILO's self-advocates! Coaching for Work and for Life ILO’s job and life...

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ILO Continues to Grow

ILO Insights June 25, 2020 Even a Pandemic Can't Hold Us Back Maedi Tanham Carney Founder & CEO, ILO ILO Continues to Grow - Why That Matters! Who would have thought sitting down to eat a meal in a restaurant would be so treasured, or getting together face-to-face...

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ILO Insights: What Matters Now?

ILO Insights June 19, 2020What Matters Now?Maedi Tanham CarneyFounder & CEO, ILOBuilding Supportive Communities! Now, more than ever before, our vision and mission are providing us with a sustainable and strong framework that allows us to support and protect our...

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ILO Insights: Inclusiveness is Key

ILO's June 8, 2020 Updates Inclusiveness is Key Let’s Talk About It ILO has developed a two-part series to get the discussion started as we weave the vital subject of Black Lives Matter, inclusiveness, non-violent change, and safety into our ongoing weekly training...

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ILO Insights: ILO’s Plan for Moving Forward… Cautiously!

May 28, 2020 Update: ILOs Plan for Moving Forward Moving Forward... Cautiously! Our families, self-advocates, and staff have all pulled together to provide support for each other electronically: whether by phone, Zoom, social media, or through fun digital group...

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ILO Insights May 18, 2020: ILO’s Self Advocates Vote Remote!

ILO’s May 18, 2020 Update: ILO's Self-Advocates Vote Remote It's Our Turn to Help Shape the World Over the last several weeks our self-advocates, families, and staff have shown how resilient our communities are and how well we have been able to work together to make...

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ILO Insights April 27, 2020: ILO’s Families Pull Together!

  ILO’s April 27, 2020 Update: ILO Families ILO’s Families Pull Together Over the past week I’ve been getting in touch with all of ILO’s families. What an amazing group of people we have! Here’s what I learned during these calls: ILO is truly a community of...

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ILO Insights: Feb ’20: Focusing on Community & Relationships

See Past Newsletter Editions Feb '20: In This Edition Communities  |  SA Spotlight  |  Monthly Focus  |  In the Know |  POD Activities  |  Monthly Highlights  ILO: Building Supportive Communities – Making Connections, Building Relationships CONNECTIONS and The Full...

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